Browse Images (1953 items total)

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I would like to contribute a picture of my father who was a Bracero in 1944. He recently passed away and his stories were many.

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Rochin Acapulco Postcard, 1949

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Governor of Baja CA (white suit) cutting cake for inauguration of Acapulco Gardens restaurant. Juanita & Refugio on right side of Gov with Sal and Lupe Villasenor next to mariachi , 1949

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Refugio Rochin by Leo Carrillo with head of GM and his wife - 1950.

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Left to right: unknown, unknown, Leo Carillo, Conrad Hilton, Refugio Rochin, Unknown.

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C&R Provisions in 1949, behind Rochin grocery store (left side of pic) & Rochin restaurant on right side of pic.Refugin

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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).

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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 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).

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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).

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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).

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Photograph of Belen, Carmen and Ramon Soto as children.

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Two men posing in front of trees.

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Four children posing outside a building.

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Workers using horses to move a structure.

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Man in field (plowing?) working with horses.

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Photo of a Man, two women and a small boy standing in front of bookshelves.

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Photo of four young girls.

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Two men using a tractor to move hay bales.