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    • 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 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 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...

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