- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
LA MUJER MODERNA
LA MUJER MODERNA. La Mujer Moderna was a feminist newspaper founded in San Antonio by Andrea and Teresa Villarreal, two sisters associated with the Partido Liberal Mexicano, the radical political party of the Mexican Revolution. The newspaper was in operation in 1910. The sisters Villarreal were part of a group of female intellectuals of the period, including Laredo poet and activist Sara Estela Ramírez, who supported the aims of the revolution both in the state as well as in Mexico. Along with the El Paso weekly Voz de la Mujer, which was published by Isidra T. de Cárdenas, La Mujer Moderna promoted a feminist perspective during this time of social and economic upheaval in Mexican society. It was also part of an array of labor or radical newspapers of the revolution that included Reforma, Libertad y Justicia, La Bandera Roja, and others.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:W. Dirk Raat, Revoltosos: Mexico's Rebels in the United States, 1903–1923 (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1981).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Teresa Palomo Acosta, "LA MUJER MODERNA," accessed July 17, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/eel09.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.