A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Amado & Jose Casillas Interview (Spanish)

Item

Title

Amado & Jose Casillas Interview (Spanish)

Identifier

2019.003.008

Type

Sound

Description

2000 interview with Amado & Jose Casillas. Mr. Amado Casillas and his son Jose Casillas who translate discuss coming to the US under the bracero program in 1956. Amado retells his experience in the program, the employee living conditions as well as social discrimination he faced.

Subject

Bracero Program
Mexican Immigration
Racial/Ethnic Discrimination
Bracero Program Housing

Spatial Coverage

California, Southern; San Jose (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1956 1957

Creator

Antonio Vasquez

Date

July 18, 2000

Contributor

Casillas, Amado
Casilas, Jose

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

Spanish

Rights

Copyright Undetermined