The Yllanes Family


The Yllanes Family


Latin America
Latin America- Peru
Peru- Families


A collection of the items brought by members of the Yllanes Family to the History Harvest, including oral interviews conducted by CCSU students.


April 12, 2018.


Copyright to this resource is held by the Yllanes Family members and is provided here by CCSU for educational purposes only.

Collection Items

"Mis Recetas" Recipe Book
Food is something that brings about pride in someone's culture or heritage, Moises Yllanes’ recipe book is his culture kept alive. The cookbook is more than 20 years old and is a collection from his aunt and family from Peru. While Moises is from…

Peruvian Copper Llama Figurines
Made of copper, these two Peruvian llama figurines stand approximately one inch tall and one inch long. With textured bodies and carved hooves and faces, these figurines are individually unique. Both figurines have double sided satchel baskets…

"Selecciones del Reader's Digest," Reader's Digest Articles.
Published monthly, these two reader’s digest magazines belonged to Adeline Yllanes grandmother when she lived in Peru. “Selecciones del Reader’s Digest” (blue) Tomo V, No. 3, was published May 1943 by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. in…

Little Girl's Books
This collection of artwork and booklets comes from a 5-year-old Latina child named Cayana. The items range from booklets to simple flags.   She completed some of the items when she was 4.  In total, there are 15 items of original artwork. Of the…

African Face Mask
Contributor Carlos Soler brought in an African Face Mask for the Harvest, which he purchased in a wood carving village in Ghana when he was studying abroad about twenty years ago. When he saw the mask, he knew he had to have it. He feels strongly…

An interview with Moises Yllanes to discuss the objects he brought to the History Harvest.

An oral history given by Carlos Soler describing the item he brought to the History Harvest and contextualizing it.

An oral history given by Ayamara Yllanes, describing the figurines she brought to the History Harvest and placing them into context.
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