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Daniel Martinez Thesis, "The Impact of the Bracero Programs on a Southern California Mexican American Community: A Field Study of Cucamonga, California", pub. 1958

This pdf file is the thesis by Daniel Martinez published in 1958 at Claremont Graduate School. The author attended the September 30, 2009 program at the National Museum of American History, participated in the discussion, and was asked to submit this document to the online Bracero Archive.

Bank Draft Check

Bank Draft Check
Backside of a United States bank draft check purchased by Dionisio Hernandez Canchola.

Bank Draft Check

Bank Draft Check
Bank check purchased by Dionisio Hernandez Canchola for $100.

Bracero Paycheck

Bracero Paycheck
Dionisio Hernandez Canchola's paycheck.

Yolo Payment Scale

Yolo Payment Scale
Payment scale based on hours and crop for Yolo Growers Inc. typed in English and Spanish.

Bracero Work Contract

Bracero Work Contract
Dionisio's forms for an e xtension of a standard contract.

Bracero Identification Card

Bracero Identification Card
Plutarco Chavez Ruiz's indentification card (backside).

Bracero Identification Card

Bracero Identification Card
Plutarco Chavez Ruiz's Bracero ID Card (front side).

Confederate Money

Confederate Money
A confederate note from 1861 issued in the amount of $1000 confederate dollars. The top reads "Twelve months after date" at the top. it's number 297 and says that it is "One Thousand Dollars with interest at Ten cents pr. day". The date is listed as May 28, 1861 and the location is Montgomery.

Identification Card

Identification Card
Backside of a MICA card for J. Carmen Quezada Morales. Lists a birthdate, address, and birthplace. Also lists date and place of admission to the U.S..

Identification Card (front)

Identification Card (front)
Front side of an identification (MICA) card. It reads 'ALIEN LABORER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD" on the top and has a picture of the individual below.

Certificate of Merit

Certificate of Merit
Certificate of Merit issued by the Holly Sugar Corporation to J. Carmen Quezada Morales. It has a serial number of 1134. It lists his age, height, weight and the work that he performed. The certificate also lists the quality of work as "good". It is dated "1952" and has 'Worland, Wy." listed as the postal address.

Certificate of Recognition (Cover)

Certificate of Recognition (Cover)
Outside cover of a Certificate of Recognition. In Spanish it says "Honorable Mention" and was issued by the U.S. department of Labor.

Work Contract

Work Contract
Work contract written in Spanish and issued by the Secretary of Labor for the United States. it was issued to J.C. Quezada Morales on November 28, 1952. It is signed by the Secretary of Labor and includes a fingerprint from J.C. Quezada Morales.

Alien laborer's identification card

Alien laborer's identification card
This is Jose Baltazar Sanchez Perez's alien laborer' identification card (MICA). U.S. Department of Labor issued it to him on June 8, 1960.

Alien laborer's identification card (back)

Alien laborer's identification card (back)
This is Jose Baltazar Sanchez Perez's alien laborer' identification card (MICA). U.S. Department of Labor issued it to him on June 8, 1960.