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    • Rosita

    • Unknown
    • Zia Indians -- New Mexico; Indians of North America -- New Mexico; Indian pottery
    • "Rosita - Noted potter Zia Pueblo"
    • Plastering House

    • Unknown
    • Zia Indians -- New Mexico; Indians of North America -- New Mexico; Dwellings
    • "Pueblo women plastering house at Zia Pueblo, N. M."
    • Imperial Valley Indian

    • Unknown
    • Yuma Indians; Indians of North America -- California
    • "Imperial Valley Indian Native fisherman Colorado River"
    • Yuma School District One multimodal planning study

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Yuma Elementary School District (Yuma County, Ariz.)--Transportation; School children--Transportation--Arizona--Yuma; Local transit--Arizona--Yuma--Planning.
    • Yuma School District (“District”) One is one of the oldest and largest districts in Yuma, encompassing the majority of Yuma city limits with currently: 12 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and over 9,000 students, covering several low to...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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 San...
    • 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

    • 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 San...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • Oral History with Louis Gradias, April 19, 2011

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • Oral History with Louie Gradias

    • Gradias, Louis
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Gadsden (Ariz.); Bracero Program; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona
    • Louie Gradias was born and raised in Gadsden. His mother was born in Gadsden in 1918 and met and married his father in 1938. They settled in Gadsden, built their own house and farmed the land. Mr. Gradias remembers attending Gadsden Elementary...
    • 2002 Arizona youth survey gender study

    • Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
    • Youth--Arizona--Sexual behavior; Youth development--Arizona--Sex differences;
    • 20 pages (PDF version). File size: 221.564 KB.
    • Oral History with  Bill Wooten, May 10, 2011

    • Wooten, Bill
    • Yavapai County (Ariz.)--History; Ford Motor Company; Automobile industry and trade--Quality control
    • Bill Wooten grew up in northern and western Arizona. He recounts his family’s ranch and history in the Prescott and Burro Creek areas. Mr. Wooten worked at the Ford Motor Company Proving Grounds in Yucca, Arizona and talks about the work he did...
    • Waterway in Mexico City and Xochimilco

    • Unknown
    • Xochimilco (Distrito Federal, Mexico); Mexico City
    • "The famous waterway in Mexico City and Xochimilco. Mexican "gondolas" carry tourists on holidays and vegetables on work days. National Geographic Magazine 1934 p 747"
    • Work on a Farm...This Summer

    • Douglass Crockwell, Spencer
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Crop Corps.
    • The U.S. Crop Corps was an umbrella organization that contained groups like the Women's Land Army and the Victory Farm Volunteers, all devoted to agricultural work. As in so many other industries, a shortage of adult men meant women and teenagers...
    • Oral History with Mildred Zúñiga, February 17, 2011

    • Zúñiga, Mildred
    • World War, 1939-1945--War work--California; Educators--Michigan; Educators--Arizona; Tucson (Ariz.)--History;
    • Mildred "Millie" Carrie Zúñiga was born in 1920 in Ohio on her family's farm. She talks about her family history, life during the Great Depression, and her struggles to get an education. She moved to Lansing, Michigan to find work before moving to...
    • Oral History with George Proctor, May 19, 2011

    • Proctor, George
    • World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Local government--Santa Cruz County (Ariz.)
    • George Proctor was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1918 and grew up on ranches in the Santa Ritas Mountains area. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in range ecology and was drafted into the U.S. Army for World War II. Mr. Proctor...
    • October 20

    • Buehman Studios
    • World War, 1914-1918--War Work--Arizona
    • On this date in 1918, Arizona met its quota of selling Fourth Liberty Bonds. The bonds were sold to support World War I efforts. This undated photo shows a bond sale in Tucson.
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Female Workers during World War II

    • Unknown
    • World War II; Portrait Photography; Railroads; Women--Southwest; Mexican Americans--History; Arizona; Railroads--Employees; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • This is a portrait of female Southern Pacific Railroad company employees during World War II, in the early 1940s. Identified in the photograph are Celia Morelos Pain, Brijida Vasquez, Rebeca Andrade, Ramona Herran Robles, Lily Valenzuela Liu, and...
    • Legacy of Courage The Story of Arthur Van Haren, Jr.

    • Renolds, Jean; Raul Castro Institute; Latino Perspectives Magazine
    • World War II; Mexican America Military Service; U.S Navy; Military Aviation
    • Arthur joined the ranks of the few Mexican American men from Phoenix to be given public acclaim as decorated war heroes, although many from the city’s Mexican community served in World War II with distinction. Other young men who received public...
    • Oral History with George Fass, January 26, 2011

    • Fass, George
    • World War II; Kingman (Ariz.); Mohave County (Ariz.); Children and family; Ranching; Mining-Arizona
    • George Fass was born in 1929 and raised in Kingman, Arizona and has lived most of his life there. In this interview, Fass relates some of the changes in Kingman as it grew from a small town with only one stop sign and surrounded by ranches, to the...
    • Letter from Governor Osborn, October 29, 1942, re: enlistment

    • Osborn, Sidney P.
    • World War II--Work
    • Copy of a letter from Governor Osborn to "all Judges of Superior Courts; Justice of Peace; Sheriffs; Chiefs of Police; City Marshals; City Magistrates; newspapers and signers of petition," calling all Arizonans to "work or fight."

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