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    • Zulu Warrior

    • Zulu Warrior
    • Unknown
    • Zulu (African people)
    • "A Zulu Warrior, Natal, South Africa"
    • April 28

    • April 28
    • Unknown
    • Yuma Territorial Prison--History
    • The cornerstone of the Territorial Prison in Yuma was laid on this date in 1876. The first prisoners were received in June. This photograph shows how part of the Territorial Prison appeared in April of 1930.
    • The Yuma, Portfolio 2, Plate 62

    • The Yuma, Portfolio 2, Plate 62
    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Yuma Indians
    • “Yuma mythology points to the vicinity opposite Fort Mohave, on the California side of the Colorado river, as having been the place of origin of the various Yuman tribes now found along the river from the Grand Canon to the Gulf. The tribe...
    • 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 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 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, Mexico 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 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...
    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes, June 29, 2011

    • Oral History with Ruben Reyes, June 29, 2011
    • 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 life...
    • Oral History with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011

    • Oral History with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen, May 23, 2011
    • Frauenfelder, Dick; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...
    • Oral History Interview with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen

    • Oral History Interview with Dirk Frauenfelder, Betty Jo Penny, and Caroline Jessen
    • Frauenfelder, Dirk; Penny, Betty Jo; Jessen, Caroline
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); San Luis (Ariz.); Homesteading; Farming; Agricultural laborers--Arizona
    • The Frauenfelder and Lott families settled in Gadsden and southern Yuma County in the early 1900s. The Frauenfelder came in 1920 and the Lotts in 1912. They describe growing up along the border with Mexico, and how they worked in the fields and...

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