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6. Martinez and Castruita Families Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

06. Pictured: Grace Castruita, Isabel Martinez (Alba), Rosie Castruita (Martinez), Christina Martinez (Gonzalez), and Veronica Guadalupe “Lupe” Martinez (Curtis) picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947. Married names shown in parentheses.

The Castruita and Martinez families of Baldwin Park, and Claremont, California picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

5. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1941

05. Pictured (clockwise): Grace Castruita, Isabel Martinez (Alba), Higinio Castruita, Veronica Guadalupe “Lupe” Martinez (Curtis), and Rosie Castruita (Martinez), picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947. Married names are shown in parenthesis.

The Castruita and Martinez families of Baldwin Park, and Claremont, California picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

4. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

04. Pictured: Christina Martinez (Gonzalez) picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947. Married names are shown in parenthesis.

The Martinez family lived in Claremont, California. During the 1940s, the children, who were U.S. citizens, picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley. This photo shows family members picking Kadota figs in Planada, California.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

2. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

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02. Pictured: Eusevia Martinez (Garcia) and Christina Martinez (Gonzalez) picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947. Married names are shown in parenthesis.

The Martinez family lived in Claremont, California. During the 1940s, the children, who were U.S. citizens, picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley. This photo shows family members picking Kadota figs in Planada, California.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

3. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

03. Pictured: Rosa Castruita (Martinez) picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947. Married names are shown in parenthesis.

The Castruita and Martinez families of Baldwin Park, and Claremont, California picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

2. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

02. Pictured: Eusevia Martinez (Garcia) and Christina Martinez (Gonzalez) picking figs in Planada, California, circa 1947.
Married names are shown in parenthesis.

The Martinez family lived in Claremont, California. During the 1940s, the children, who were U.S. citizens, picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley. This photo shows Daniel Fernandez Martinez of Claremont and two of his nine children picking Kadota figs in Planada, California.

*Daniel Martinez (photographer)is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1941

01. Pictured: Eusevia Martinez (age 16), Daniel Fernandez Martinez (age 45) and Daniel Martinez *(age 12), circa 1941, Planada, California.

The Martinez family lived in Claremont, California. During the 1940s, the children, who were U.S. citizens, picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley. This photo shows Daniel Fernandez Martinez of Claremont and two of his nine children picking Kadota figs in Planada, California.

*Daniel Martinez (son) is author of Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

1. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1941

1 of 6 photos. Pictured: Eusevia Martinez (age 16), Daniel Fernandez Martinez (age 45) and Daniel Martinez *(age 12), circa 1941, Planada, California.

The Martinez family lived in Claremont, California. During the 1940s, the children, who were U.S. citizens, picked fruit alongside Braceros both locally in the San Gabriel Valley, and as migrant workers throughout California’s Central Valley. This photo shows Daniel Fernandez Martinez of Claremont and two of his nine children picking Kadota figs in Planada, California.

*Daniel Martinez (son) is author of the Thesis “The Impact of Bracero Programs on a Southern California Community”, pub. 1958 (also available on the Bracero Archive).

Mexican passport (pp. 12-13)

Mexican passport (pp. 12-13)
This Mexican passport was issued to Faustino Martinez in June 15, 1961 in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico.

Mexican passport (pp. 6-7)`

Mexican passport (pp. 6-7)`
Mexican passport issued to Faustino Martinez in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico on June 15, 1961. The Mexican Consulate in Calexico, California verify his birth date as August 13, 1926.

Mexican passport (pp. 5-6)

Mexican passport (pp. 5-6)
Mexican passport issued to Faustino Martinez in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico on June 15, 1961. In these pages, Faustino receives extensions for his passport in the Mexican Consulate in Calexico, California.

Mexican passport (pp. 4-5)

Mexican passport (pp. 4-5)
This Mexican passport was issued to Faustino Martinez in June 15, 1961 in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico. These pages describe Mr. Faustino Martinez's physical features, his birth date and place, occupation, and marital status.

Mexican passport (pp. 2-3)

Mexican passport (pp. 2-3)
This Mexican passport was issued to Faustino Martinez in June 15, 1961 in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico. According to page 3, this passport is only valid for entrance in the United States of America.

Mexican passport

Mexican passport
This Mexican passport was issued to Faustino Martinez in June 15, 1961 in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico

Testimony letter

Testimony letter
This notarized letter acknowledges the fact that Faustino Martinez worked as a bracero from 1957 to 1962. Two people signed as witnesses that he worked in both Imperial and San Joaquin Valley.

Registration Form

Registration Form
This is a general registration form from the Mexican government to Faustino Martinez.

Missing documentation form

Missing documentation form
Faustino Martinez received this missing documentation in Mexicali, Baja California in 2006 because he was missing some documents for his request of his 10%.

Birth certificate (back)

Birth certificate (back)
Faustino Martinez's birth certificate attests that he was born on August 13, 1926.

Birth certificate

Birth certificate
Faustino Martinez's birth certificate attest that he was born on August 13, 1926.

Ventura county worker card

Ventury county worker card for Gregorio Martinez-Reyes in 1963. Do not make public until a release form is in order.

Alien laborer's identification card

Alien laborer's identification card
Alien laborer's identification card of Juan Contreras

Photograph of bracero in Mexico City during interview

Photograph  of bracero in Mexico City during interview
Photograph of Ignacio Ochoa Perdomo in Mexico City during Interview on 06/02/2002.

Photograph of injured bracero with bandages

Photograph of injured bracero with bandages
Photo of Bandaged Arms after Accident of Heleodoro Martinez Solis.

Continuation of standard work contract

Continuation of standard work contract
Bracero Work Contract for Heleodoro Martinez Solis to work with Arroyo Grande Farm Labor Association signed on March 29, 1956.

Letter of work recommendation

Letter of work recommendation
Handwritten letter of work recommendation for Heleodoro Martinez Solis signed 04/04/1955.