Alejandro Ruiz Oral History

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Title

Alejandro Ruiz Oral History

Identifier

OH_RUIZ_ALEJANDRO_2002

Description

Interview with Alejandro Ruiz about his life in Piru, work on Rancho Camulos, and his Yaqui heritage and family roots in Sonora, Mexico. Ruiz began working on Rancho Camulos in the 1930s and worked there for 50 years.

Content Warning: The following oral history may contain outdated language and may include terms that are considered offensive by today's standards. Listener discretion is advised.

Creator

Museum of Ventura County

Date

2002 June

Format

mp3

Subject

Piru (Calif.)--History
Agricultural laborers
Rancho Camulos (Calif.)--History
Yaqui Indians

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Piru (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Copyright Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Sound

Language

English

Original Format

Audio recording

Duration

01:23:39

Bit Rate/Frequency

192kbit/s

Transcription

A transcript of this oral history is available as a .pdf in the Research Library's book and serials catalog, viewable here.

Interviewer

Bofenkamp, Alan

Interviewee

Ruiz, Alejandro

Location

Fillmore (Calif.)

Citation

Museum of Ventura County, “Alejandro Ruiz Oral History,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed April 18, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7187.