Independence (Or.)

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Juan Fernandez and Chris Bernard smile in a classroom

Chris Bernard puts his arm around Juan Fernandez as they stand in a classroom, likely in Independence, Oregon. They smile at the camera. Fernandez is a Program Aide and teaches Spanish classes for the Valley Migrant League. Bernard is the Valley Migrant League's Supervisor of the Independence area. This image was likely taken by staff of the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News circa 1965 - 1968.

Chris Bernard poses with group of men at a party in his honor in Independence, Oregon

Chris Bernard smiles as he poses with a group of men at his farewell party in Independence, Oregon. Bernard is the African American man standing in the center of the image. He is the Valley Migrant League's Supervisor of the Independence area. Several of the other men pictured are members of the Spanish American Organization. They are saying good-bye to Bernard as he is leaving his position with the Valley Migrant League. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on July 15, 1966.

Lorinne Brown, VISTA Volunteer for the Valley Migrant League

Lorinne Brown smiles at the camera and holds a small tree branch in her right hand. Brown has just completed her first year as a volunteer with the Volunteers In Service to America (VISTA) program with the Valley Migrant League. She helped run a day program for the children of migrant workers at Hanna Camp No.2 near Independence, Oregon. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on April 29, 1966.

Irma Alvarez poses with flower

Irma Alvarez smiles at the camera as she holds a flower growing on a bush outside a building in Independence, Oregon. She has just been named a princess of the upcoming May Day celebration, put on by the Valley Migrant League. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on April 22, 1966.

The women of the Women's Auxiliary of the Spanish American Organization serve food at Easter celebration in Independence, Oregon

Several women serve a large, home cooked meal at an Easter party. Taken at an Easter celebration organized by the Women's Auxiliary of the Spanish American Organization in Independence, Oregon. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on April 15, 1966.

Girl in front of piñata adjusts blindfold at Easter celebration in Independence, Oregon

A girl holds a stick and adjusts her blindfold while standing in front of a piñata. Children watch and smile in the background. Taken at an Easter celebration organized by the Women's Auxiliary of the Spanish American Organization in Independence, Oregon. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on April 15, 1966.

Unidentified family at Easter celebration in Independence, Oregon

An unidentified father, mother, and 2 children smile for the camera. The little girl on the right holds an Easter basket. Taken outside an Easter celebration organized by the Women's Auxiliary of the Spanish American Organization in Independence, Oregon. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on April 15, 1966.

VISTA volunteers cut cake

Judy Tweten and Jackie Beyette, both volunteers with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), cut into 2 cakes at their farewell party. The party is being thrown by the Spanish American Organization in Independence, Oregon, in honor of their completion of one year of service as volunteers. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on July 1, 1966.

Anita Garcia dances at a high school graduation dance in Independence, Oregon

Anita Garcia (center) dances with an unidentified person at a high school graduation dance at Independence City Hall in Independence, Oregon. Garcia is among the first group of Latin American students to graduate from Central High School in Independence. This dance is being held in their honor. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on June 10, 1966.

Diana Salinas, Chris Bernard and Anita Garcia at a high school graduation dance in Independence, Oregon

Diana Salinas (left), Chris Bernard (center), and Anita Garcia (right) attend a high school graduation dance at Independence City Hall in Independence, Oregon. Salinas and Garcia are among the first group of Latin American students to graduate from Central High School in Independence. This dance is being held in their honor. Bernard is the Valley Migrant League Supervisor of the Independence area. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on June 10, 1966.

Flooded crops in Independence, Oregon

Rows of crops are saturated with water on a farm in Independence, Oregon. Taken during a flood of the nearby Willamette River. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on January 14, 1966.

Dayton rally squad cheerleaders pose

Cheerleaders Hilda and Rosemary Galaviz each wave a pompom in the air as members of the Dayton rally squad, based in Dayton, Oregon. They cheer at a basketball game between teams from Dayton and Independence, Oregon. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on January 21, 1966.

Anita Garcia and Diana Salinas smile at a high school graduation dance in their honor in Independence, Oregon

Anita Garcia (left) and Diana Salinas (right) smile as they stand behind a table of wrapped gifts at a high school graduation dance at Independence City Hall in Independence, Oregon. Garcia and Salinas are among the first group of Latin American students to graduate from Central High School in Independence. This dance is being held in their honor. Behind them is a speaker belonging to Beto Amaya of the Olympics, also known as "Los Olympicos," the band that performed at the dance. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on June 10, 1966.

Musicians perform at a high school graduation dance in Independence, Oregon

A singer, guitar player, and accordion player perform at a graduation dance at Independence City Hall in Independence, Oregon. They are members of the Olympics band, also known as "Los Olympicos." The dance is being held to honor the first group of Latin American students to graduate from Central High School in Independence. Photographs from this series were published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on June 10, 1966.