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    • William Zeckendorf, 1842-1935

    • William Zeckendorf, 1842-1935
    • Unknown
    • Zeckendorf, William
    • Studio portrait of William Zeckendorf. William Zeckendorf was a member of the 8th Legislature of Arizona.
    • Yuma Indian Hut

    • Yuma Indian Hut
    • Unknown
    • Yuma Indians; Indians of North America
    • "Yuma Indians - Indian Hut."
    • Oral History with Emma Torres

    • Oral History with Emma Torres
    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop and deploy...
    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011

    • Oral History with Emma Torres, February 23, 2011
    • Torres, Emma
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Emma Torres is from Guanajato, Mexico. She moved to San Luis, Arizona when she was five years old and was a field laborer by age 13. Ms. Torres is among the founders of Farm Workers Without Borders (Campesinos sin Fronteras) and worked to develop...
    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga, March 30, 2011

    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga, March 30, 2011
    • Lizarraga, Guillermo
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Guillermo Lizarraga was born in Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico. He moved with his family to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1949 and began crossing the border to work in San Luis, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Lizarraga talks about the hard life of a migrant farm...
    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga

    • Oral History with Guillermo Lizarraga
    • Lizarraga, Guillermo
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Guillermo Lizarraga was born in Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico. He moved with his family to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1949 and began crossing the border to work in San Luis, Arizona in 1959. Mr. Lizarraga talks about the hard life of a migrant farm...
    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga

    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga
    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas. He settled in Yuma and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga remembers...
    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga, April 7, 2011

    • Oral History with Oscar Reynaga, April 7, 2011
    • Reynaga, Oscar
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Lettuce--Packaging; Lettuce Industry; Cauliflower--Packaging;
    • Oscar Reynaga was born in Mexicali. Early in life he immigrated illegally to the United States and worked in the celery fields of Salinas, California. He settled in Yuma, Arizona and has been working with Dole in cauliflower harvesting. Mr. Reynaga...
    • Oral History with Gloria Duarte

    • Oral History with Gloria Duarte
    • Duarte, Gloria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Immigration and Naturalization Service
    • Gloria Serrano Duarte is a field worker from San Luis, Arizona. Born in San Luis, Mexico, Ms. Duarte immigrated to the United States with her parents at a young age. Because of the laws at the time, howerver, she was forced to return to Mexico,...
    • Oral History with Maria Murrieta

    • Oral History with Maria Murrieta
    • Murrieta, Maria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Maria Murrieta lives in San Luis, AZ. She was born in Merida, Yucatan. Her father Bartolome Hau accepted a job as a bracero and they immigrated to Yuma, AZ in 1959. Ms. Murrieta discusses her life growing up in the United States and the culture...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno

    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno
    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis, Rio Colorado Sonora when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her...
    • Oral History with Luis Marquez and Jose Marquez

    • Oral History with Luis Marquez and Jose Marquez
    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in...
    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes

    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes
    • Reyes, Ruben
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Ruben Reyes was born and raised in Durango, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States as part of the Bracero Program that imported Mexican agricultural laborers to cover the shortage of farm workers. In this interview Mr. Reyes discusses his...
    • Oral History with Jose and Luis Marquez, May 20, 2011

    • Oral History with Jose and Luis Marquez, May 20, 2011
    • Marquez, Luis; Marquez, Jose
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Luis Marquez is one of eleven children born in Jalisco, Mexico. They moved to San Luis Rio Colorado in 1963 when he was five years old. Because of their poverty, Mr. Marquez’s parents wanted a better life and so crossed over to live and work in...
    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno, February 27, 2011

    • Oral History with Genoveva Moreno, February 27, 2011
    • Moreno, Genoveva
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Genoveva Moreno was born in Zacatecas, Mexico. Ms. Moreno and her family settled in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora when she was only an infant. Her parents immigrated to the United States while Ms. Moreno stayed in Mexico in the care of her sisters....
    • Oral History with Maria Murietta, May 20, 2011

    • Oral History with Maria Murietta, May 20, 2011
    • Murietta, Maria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Bracero Program
    • Maria Murrieta lives in San Luis, Arizona. She was born in Merida, Yucatan. Her father, Bartolome Hau, accepted a job as a bracero and they immigrated to Yuma, Arizona in 1959. Ms. Murrieta discusses her life growing up in the United States and the...

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