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Texas Talks: Talking Tejano History, Emma Tenayuca, Part 5


Dr. Emilio Zamora and Dr. Andrés Tijerina describe the life of Emma Tenayuca, one of the leading labor organizers in the country. She played prominent roles in both the creation of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and the 1938 Pecan-Sheller's Strike. Video courtesy of Texas Talks and the Texas State Historical Association.

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