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A History Of Hispanics In Southern Nevada (WilburShepperson by M. L. Miranda

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4. ) History.  Title. 3'1300468073 DC21 97-22015 CIP Page v This book is dedicated to my family and the Hispanic community of Nevada, and in memory of Roosevelt Fitzgerald, a great friend and colleague. S. S. Counties With Highest Hispanic Concentration 178 8 Hispanic Population as Percentage of State Population 179 9 1980 and 1990 Hispanic Population Growth in Washoe and Clark Counties 180 10 Nevada Public School Enrollments by Race and Ethnicity 188 11 Clark County School District Hispanic Student Population, 19921993 189 12 Clark County School District Work Force, 1993 190 13 Comparison of Hispanic Female/Male Enrollment at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 19881994 193 14 University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Faculty and Staff, 19931994 196 Page x Acknowledgments I would like to thank Corrine Escobar, former student and now a friend, for her help in the writing of this book.

S. Census Bureau has relied on self-identification, whereby subjects are allowed to choose from several different Hispanic ethnic groups. "8 Another ever-present statistical problem with counting the Hispanic population reflects the presence of undocumented aliens. There is no reliable data available on undocumented Hispanics, especially Mexicans, Dominicans, and Central Americans, living in the United States. To what extent they are included in any statistics is unknown. S. Census Bureau consistently undercounts the Hispanic population.

When the weather cleared and the padre felt better, they continued north of the plateau of Mesa Verde. 21 The seventh day of August found the Franciscan priests on the banks of Río de la Piedra Parada, where they recorded the following observations: "Here is a large meadow which we called San Antonio. 22 After traveling northwestward on August 14 for about seventeen miles, they entered a rugged canyon that led them northward for five miles, whereupon they once again came upon the Dolores River.

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