Newspapers Associated with Journalist Idar Available Online

Detail of Newspaper Evolución, Tomo I, Número 58, 1917 Enero 7 Description: Newspaper includes updates related to the Mexican Revolution: for example, Martín López, Francisco (Pancho) Villa’s second, was found dead in Chihuahua.

On Monday, August 14, the U.S. Mint released a quarter commemorating Mexican American journalist and activist Jovita Idar (b. Laredo, 1885–d. San Antonio, 1946) as part of its American Women Quarters program. In conjunction with this release, the Benson Latin American Collection recently published three issues of two newspapers that are associated with Idar. Together, these publications represent some of the earliest examples of Mexican American journalism. 

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