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Francesa Lopez


Francesa Lopez

Francesa Lopez was born in Brownsville, Texas. She and her family came to Scottsbluff, Nebraska, in 1961 as migrant workers to work in the sugar beet fields. The family later moved to Lincoln and many of her thirteen children still live in the area. In this photo she is being interviewed about the making of traditional foods such as corn tortillas, tamales, beans, and mole by Emilia Juárez and Emilia González-Clements.

Francesca López nació en Brownsville, Texas. En 1961, ella y su familia vinieron a Scottsbluff, Nebraska, como trabajadores migrantes para trabajar en los campos de betabel. Después, la familia se trasladó a Lincoln y muchos de sus trece hijos todavía viven en la zona. En esta fotografía Emilia Juárez y Emilia González-Clements entrevistan a ella sobre el modo de preparar comidas tradicionales como las tortillas de maíz, tamales, frijoles y el mole.

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