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Oral history interview with Liborio Santiago Perez 2002 July 7

Liborio Santiago Perez was interviewed on July 7 2002. He was 77 years old and was born in Santos Degollado Etla Oaxaca Mexico. His father was a peasant and passed away in 1936. His mother was a…

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Oral History Interview with Alberto Mendoza Torres 2003 September 26

Received his 1st contract as a bracero in 1959 through the Secretaria de Gobernacin in Cuernavaca Morelos to go to San Jose CA. Also worked in Arizona had to return to Mexico becuase of being…

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Oral History Interview with Filiberto Villasenor Ocampo 2006 September 26

Born in Tilzapotla Morelos. He worked as a bracero in California Wyoming and Nebraska.

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Oral History Interview with Eleuterio Flores Gonzalez 2003 July 31 (Disc 2)

Mr. Flores was born in Miacatln Morelos. He worked as a bracero from 1956 to 1963 in California and Texas.

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Oral History Interview with Jose Solano Ramirez 2003 September 25

Mr. Solano was born on August 27 1939 in Tilxapotla Morelos. He grew up as a farmworker on his family's land. He has a basic formal education. He remembers discrimination that the braceros…

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Oral History Interview with Victor Martinez Alem 2003 June 28 (Begin)

Father did not want him to work as a bracero finally paid for a "coyote" to get his contract in Empalme Sonor. Waited for one month there and got help from an officer to finally get…

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Oral History Interview with Bernado Trevino Cervantes 2003 June 30

Mr. Trevino was born in Salanillo Coohuila. He was hired as a bracero in Zacatecas and enlisted in Monterrey. He remembers being sprayed with pesticides at the border. He worked in Edinburg TX…

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Oral History Interview with Victor Martinez Alem 2003 June 28

Father did not want him to work as a bracero finally paid for a "coyote" to get his contract in Empalme Sonor. Waited for one month there and got help from an officer to finally get…

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Oral History Interview with Miguel Ortega Alvarez 2003 August 5

Mr. Ortega was born in Miacatln Morelos. help he received from people when trying to get a contract as a bracero. Picked green tomato lettuce and packed lettuce. Worked as a bracero until 1964.

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Oral History Interview with Eleuterio Flores Gonzalez 2003 July 31 (Disc 1)

Mr. Flores was born in Miacatln Morelos. He worked as a bracero from 1956 to 1963 in California and Texas.

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Oral History Interview with Manuel Guzman Nuaez 2002 April 17 (N)

Mr. Guzman grew up in Uriangato Guanajuato. He worked as a bracero in California and Arizona picking tomato green been oranges lemons grapfuit lettuce strawberry and plum. Activities he did from…

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Oral History Interview with Manuel Guzman Nuaez 2002 April 17

Mr. Guzman grew up in Uriangato Guanajuato. He worked as a bracero in California and Arizona picking tomato green been oranges lemons grapfuit lettuce strawberry and plum. Activities he did from…

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Oral History Interview with Heleodoro Martinez Solis 2002 May 15 (Disc 1)

Mr. Martinez grew up in Emetepec Hidalgo. He worked as a bracero in Califonia and Texas; picking orange lemon tomato green pepper carrot celery and cotton. Activities he did from 1951 to 1956.

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Oral History Interview with Homero Lopez Ortiz 2002 May 31

Mr. Lopez grew up in Petatlan Guerrero. He worked as a bracero in California Texas New Mexico and Arkansas picking tomato cantaloupe sugar beet and cotton. Activities he did from 1954 to 1962.

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Oral History Interview with Heleodoro Martinez Solis 2002 May 15 (Disc 2)

Mr. Martinez grew up in Emetepec Hidalgo. He worked as a bracero in Califonia and Texas; picking orange lemon tomato green pepper carrot celery and cotton. Activities he did from 1951 to 1956.

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Oral History Interview with Jose Guevara Rodriguez 02-05-12 (Disc 2)

Mr. Guevara Rodriguez grew up in Valle de Santiago Guanajuato. He worked as a bracero in Texas California Kansas City and Montana picking cotton strawberries corn and harvesting lettuce asparagas…

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