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

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…

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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…

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…

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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…
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