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Project ended on April 22, at 09:00 AM CDT
Project Owners

Bramble

and Pollux

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 21, 2017

Richard

Soto

$300

Apr 21, 2017

Liliana

Rodriguez

$26

Apr 20, 2017

Lynn & Matt

Walker

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 20, 2017

Elvia O. Perez

In Memory of Pfc. Manuel P. Perez, Uvalde, Texas

$100

Apr 20, 2017

Valerie Martinez

In Memory of Roy "Lite" Sanchez

$60

Apr 17, 2017

Armando Rendon

In Honor of Virginia Castillo Reyna

$100

Apr 16, 2017

Wendy M. & Shawn. W.

Cloonan

$3,900

Apr 12, 2017

Hermelinda

Zamparripa

$100

Apr 10, 2017

Eduardo

Diaz

$100

Apr 10, 2017

Douglas

Barnett

$100

Apr 09, 2017

Arnold Garcia

In Honor of T/CPL Arnulfo A. Garcia, San Angelo TX

$500

Apr 07, 2017

Russell

Ashworth

$60

Apr 07, 2017

Ben Olguin

In Memory of Pvt Victor Ledesma, KIA Normandy Invasion

$100

Apr 06, 2017

Valentino

Mauricio

$100

Apr 06, 2017

Larry

Safir

$1,900

Apr 06, 2017

Anonymous

$60

Apr 05, 2017

Anonymous

$100

Apr 05, 2017

Anonymous

$60

Apr 05, 2017

Anonymous

$60

Apr 05, 2017

gilbert M

martinez

$100

Apr 04, 2017

Rene

Renteria

$100

Apr 04, 2017

Aimee

Luna

$60

Apr 04, 2017

Renita

Coleman

$100

Apr 04, 2017

Erik

Reyna

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 04, 2017

Maritza

De La Trinidad

$60

Apr 04, 2017

Brenda Sendejo

In Honor of Maria Castanon Sendejo

$100

Apr 04, 2017

Jesus

Martinez

$60

Apr 03, 2017

JAVIER SALINAS

In Honor of Alma H Salinas

$100

Apr 03, 2017

Letty

Fernandez

$100

Apr 03, 2017

Kristian

Stewart

Undisclosed Amount

Apr 02, 2017

Dionisia Munoz

In Honor of Joaquin Gracida

$60

Apr 02, 2017

Ernie J.

Garrido

$100

Apr 02, 2017

Cindy

Garza

$1,000

Mar 31, 2017

Margo Gutierrez

In Memory of Henry Jamail

$60

Mar 31, 2017

Cynthia Sanchez

In Honor of John Trevino

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 30, 2017

Angela Valenzuela

In Honor of John Trevino

$100

Mar 30, 2017

Danielle

Bardgette

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 30, 2017

Jose Andres

Araiza

$100

Mar 30, 2017

Virgilio G.

Roel

$200

Mar 29, 2017

jesse tamayo

In Memory of Pvt Jesus Tamayo Sr, US Army WWII

$100

Mar 29, 2017

George Banda

In Honor of Carlos Chavez

$100

Mar 28, 2017

Barbara

Hines

$200

Mar 28, 2017

Raquel

Garza

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 28, 2017

John

Brejot

$22

Mar 28, 2017

Joseph

Martinez

$150

Mar 28, 2017

Cruz

Cardenas

$100

Mar 28, 2017

Ramon Rodriguez

In Memory of Ramon Rivas, Grandfather and WWII Veteran

$60

Mar 25, 2017

J. Agustin Rodriguez

In Memory of Ramon M. Rivas (WWII vet)

$26

Mar 25, 2017

Linda Garza

In Honor of Lt. Col. Carlos Garza & brothers

$60

Mar 25, 2017

Mary Alice Carnes

In Memory of Luis Leyva-526 Armored Infantry Battalion

$60

Mar 25, 2017

Anonymous

$100

Mar 24, 2017

Cynthia

Morales

$26

Mar 23, 2017

JJ Haynes

In Memory of Jorge Haynes, Sr.

$300

Mar 23, 2017

Ben De Leon

In Memory of Mack De Leon, WWII Veteran and grandfather

$100

Mar 23, 2017

Julianne Gilland

In Honor of Maria Christina Vela De La Cruz

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 22, 2017

Qiling

Wang

$100

Mar 22, 2017

Mack Ray Hernandez

In Memory of Maria Prado

$100

Mar 22, 2017

Ronald

Grele

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 21, 2017

Adam T.

Gastelum

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 21, 2017

Robert Rivas

In Memory of Tech Sgt. Angel Luna

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 21, 2017

Rupert Reyes Jr

In Memory of Juan I. Reyes, veteran Vietnam

$100

Mar 21, 2017

Richard Griswold

In Honor of Stanley A. Griswold

$100

Mar 21, 2017

Manuel

Aviles

$60

Mar 21, 2017

Anonymous

$26

Mar 21, 2017

Anonymous

$200

Mar 21, 2017

Arturo

Almeida

$26

Mar 21, 2017

Jaime Chahin

In Memory of Sgt. Cipriano Cardenas, Jr.

$100

Mar 20, 2017

Lorenzo Haynes

In Honor of Jorge Haynes Sr

$100

Mar 19, 2017

Joseph

Padilla

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 16, 2017

Melita Garza

In Memory of Lt. Col. Carlos Mario Garza (USA Ret.)

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 16, 2017

Joey

Gidseg

$28

Mar 15, 2017

Alfredo

Santos

$200

Mar 15, 2017

Beth

Butler

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 15, 2017

Frank

Trejo

$100

Mar 15, 2017

Cheryl

Kemp

$26

Mar 14, 2017

Edwardo

Cavazos

$200

Mar 14, 2017

Sara Hernando

In Memory of Ernesto Hernando (Grandpa Pelon)

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 13, 2017

Dave

Shaw

$200

Mar 13, 2017

In Honor Of

Stephen M. Nava, Navy Seaman, WWII

$100

Mar 12, 2017

Anonymous

$200

Mar 11, 2017

Anonymous

In Memory of Jorge Haynes Sr, Army Air Corps WWII

$400

Mar 10, 2017

Myka

Rodriguez

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 10, 2017

Kevin

Blackburn

$500

Mar 10, 2017

Jones Family

In Memory of Luis & Alma Cruz and Sam & Laura Jones

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 10, 2017

Carmen Danna

In Memory of Sgt Paul Carlo Danna

$300

Mar 10, 2017

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

In Honor of Gloria L. and Fernando Rodriguez (veteran)

$500

Mar 10, 2017

Kaulie

Lewis

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 09, 2017

Martin

do Nascimento

$100

Mar 09, 2017

David T

Lopez

$100

Mar 08, 2017

Anonymous

In Memory of Antonio and Apolonia Abarca

$100

Mar 08, 2017

John

Brejot

$74

Mar 08, 2017

Vinicio

Sinta

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 08, 2017

Anthony D.

Lopez

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 08, 2017

nora comstock

In Honor of Juan G. de Hoyos, father/veteran

$250

Mar 08, 2017

Laura McKnight

In Honor of The Voces Team

Undisclosed Amount

Mar 08, 2017

Maggie Rodriguez

In Honor of Henrietta and Ramon Rivas (WWII vet)

$500

Mar 08, 2017

Richard

Brito

$300

Mar 03, 2017

Jim

Estrada

Undisclosed Amount

Feb 27, 2017

Hector

De Leon

Undisclosed Amount

Feb 27, 2017
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$26

WWII GIs average age

During World War II, the average age of the U.S. serviceman was 26. A few men falsified their birth certificates to join the military as young as 16 years of age. But there were many older men who served.

$60

WWII 60th anniversary

In 2004, Voces took part in a commemoration of the WWII Memorial and a World War II Reunion in Washington, D.C., on the Main Mall. Voces' contribution: making sure Latinos were added to four panel discussions and distributing project newspapers about our interviewees.

$100

Global Impact

World War II affected more than 100 million people across the globe.

$200

200th Coast Guard Artillery

This New Mexico unit 200th Coast Artillery and the 515th Coast Artillery were charged with defending the Philippines against the Japanese during WWII. Many became POWs and would be part of the famed Bataan Death March.

$500

The cost of an Interview

The interview costs around $500 to produce: travel, set up, interviewing; scanning photos, writing and editing a story from the interview, fact-checking. No quick way to do it. But our interviews deserve our best effort. A bargain at $500.

$1,000

Mil Voces

Mil Voces! Our 1000th interview. An exciting milestone for the Voces Oral History Project that will be officially celebrated in fall 2017.

$1,999

1999: Voces is born

$1999 - The Voces Oral History Project was started in 1999 by Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, originally called the U.S. Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project. Now, 18 years, four collections, and nearly 1000 interviews later, the project continues to fulfill its mission of weaving the Latino story into the tapestry of American history.

$5,000

Number of photographs scanned

Voces has a treasure trove of high-resolution photographs that are part of each interview file. These are favorites of documentarians, journalists and others. A new website will help display the photos.

$10,000

SPARs

Between 1942 and 1945, more than 10,000 women enlisted in the newly created United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve, known as the SPARs after the Coast Guard's motto "Semper Paratus, Always Ready.

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