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Newspaper Article

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There are three newspaper photographs with captions. The top one states that ex-braceros were misled. This photograph was published November 29, 2005. The middle one states that ex-braceros were about to block the border to protest the incarceration of Ventura Gutierrez. He was released before this could happen. This caption was published August 19, 2005. The bottom caption states that ex-braceros did not accept the 38,000 pesos that the Mexican government offered them. They said they wanted a minimum of 100,000 pesos. This does not have a publishing date.

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There are three newspaper photographs with captions. The top one states that ex-braceros were misled. This photograph was published November 29, 2005. The middle one states that ex-braceros were about to block the border to protest the incarceration of Ventura Gutierrez. He was released before this could happen. This caption was published August 19, 2005. The bottom caption states that ex-braceros did not accept the 38,000 pesos that the Mexican government offered them. They said they wanted a minimum of 100,000 pesos. This does not have a publishing date.

Creator

Enriqueta Quintero

Date

2006-05-24

Bibliographic Citation

Enriqueta Quintero, "Newspaper Article," in Bracero History Archive, Item #1229, http://braceroarchive.org/items/show/1229 (accessed February 22, 2018).

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