Ma. Luisa Ma. Luisa Chavez Vda. de F. Ma. Luisa Chavez Vda. de F.

Interview in Spanish. Interviewee addressed as Maria Louisa Chavez.

Summary of Interview

Maria Luisa Chávez Vda. de Flores met her husband in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; he was visiting his brother; he was forty-two years old and she was sixteen years old; Mr. Guadalupe Flores Avelino and his four siblings were orphans; her husband was from Jiménez del Teul, Zacatecas; she recalls that her husband contracted for the bracero program at Empalme, Sonora, Mexico; he labored in the cotton fields and in agriculture picking tomatoes; after he completed his contract(s) he returned to Mexico; Maria Luisa Chávez Vda. de Flores recalls that they lived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for two years and then they relocated to Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico; Mr. Guadalupe Flores Avelino owned his own business; he was a welder; she does not have an extensive amount of information about her husband’s life as a bracero; he passed away twenty years before this interview was conducted.