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4. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947

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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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Daniel Martinez

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Bibliographic Citation

Daniel Martinez, "4. Martinez Family Harvesting Alongside Braceros, 1947," in Bracero History Archive, Item #3193, http://braceroarchive.org/items/show/3193 (accessed April 19, 2018).

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