From the National Endowment for the Humanities:
White House citation: Vicki Lynn Ruiz, for her contributions as a historian. In monographs and edited volumes, Dr. Ruiz has pioneered the history of twentieth-century Latinas in a distinguished career that began with collecting oral testimony from Mexican immigrants who worked in U.S. canning factories.
 
 
For the full story, please visit http://www.neh.gov/about/awards/national-humanities-medals/vicki-lynn-ruiz.

 

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