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Oral History Interview with Gregorio Flores Perez 2003 August 6

Mr. Flores was born in San Andres de la Cal Morelos Mexico in 1932. He worked in Texas picking cotton and in Arizona picking melon. Talks in detail about working conditions in California picking…

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Manuel Sandoval Espino 2002 June 6

Mr. Sandoval grew up in Mexico City. He worked as a railroad line worker in Kansas shoveling gravel on roadbeds and repairing the rails. Activities he did from 1943 to 1944.

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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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