The Search for a Chili Queen: On the Fringes of a Rebozo

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“San Antonio’s chili queens and their families were working-class entrepreneurs. Few names are recalled with certainty, but photos, newspaper reports, and recorded recollections testify to their enterprise and their presence on the city’s plazas. They continue to charm and to intrigue.” — from The Search for a Chili Queen

About the Author

MARIAN L. MARTINELLO has taught throughout New York, California, Florida, and finally Texas, where she joined the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her publications include studies of inquiry learning, interdisciplinary curriculum and teaching, as well as award-winning books on the history and cultures of Texas. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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