INDEX
abw Corp., 87, 89, 96, 98, 137
agraristas, 31, 42, 56–59, 126, 153–55
Agua Caliente, 30, 57, 138–42, 147, 276,
301 n.1; closure under Cárdenas of,
159–65; occupation by crom of, 165–
69
Allen, Marvin, 87
Alloero, Severo, 129–30
Ánima (spirit), 64–66, 193–94, 204, 226,
239–40; ánima purgando, 65, 193,
206–8, 210; ánima sola, 65–66, 193;
Church attitude toward, 194–95; sto-
ries of, 195–97
Apaza, Victor, 206–7
Argüello, Santiago, 79, 83
Baja California Investment Company,
87, 89
Baja California Norte, 77–78, 298 n.3;
American intervention in, 9, 56, 79–
80, 86–87, 90, 113, 162; American in-
vestment in, 56, 80, 86–88, 95–96, 104,
137, 159–61, 165; Roman Catholic
Church and, 78, 128–29, 156–57, 187–
88; territorial governors of, 70, 160–
63. See also Cantú, Lt. Col. Esteban;
Contreras, Gen. Manuel; Rodríguez,
Abelardo; Sánchez Taboada, Lt. Col.
Rudolfo; Tijuana
Bandits, Mexican, 215. See also Malverde,
Jesús
Bars, 16, 85, 92, 102, 146–47; La Ballena,
96, 104
Beyer, Frank, 87
Blood, as religious sign, 63, 190–91, 213
Border, U.S.-Mexico, 79; closures of, 24,
31, 91, 101–2; customs at, 28, 76, 80–81,
95, 147, 153; folk saints around, 75–76,
211, 261–62; immigration restrictions
and, 270, 283; Puerta Blanca, 108; at
Tijuana, 24, 28, 31–32, 82, 253, 265. See
also Migration to U.S.
Border Barons, 96, 104, 137, 159–61, 165
Bowman, Wirt G., 137
Boxing, 82–83, 86, 88, 124
The Bridge on the Drina, 201–4
Buddy, Bishop Charles Francis, 157
Bullfighting, 82, 86, 104
Caesar’s Palace: Caesar salad, 97, 299
n.26
Calles, Plutarco Elías, 102, 137–38, 154,
158–59, 216
Camacho, Aurelio, Jr., 5–8, 31, 70, 126–27
Camacho, Aurelio, Sr., 126–27, 155
Camacho, Feliza, 1, 5–10, 200; attitude
toward religion of, 70–72, 127, 156;
marriage and family of, 70, 126
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