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Day: May 8, 2020

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May 8, 2020

Thanks to Dylan O’Hara, a 2020 Fellow in Ideas, for today’s post.

In Smeltertown: Making and Remembering a Southwest Border Community, Monica Perales writes a new history of borderland life, chronicling the lives and memories of Chicano El Pasoans working at and living near The American Smelting and Mining Company (ASARCO). In compiling an urban history of El Paso around ASARCO, Perales reveals new insights about the struggles,

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