Margaret Carranza

Mountain West Voices
5:00 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Where We Belong: A 103-Year-Old Mexican-Born Woman Fights To Get Her Farm Back

Juanita and Margaret Carranza, Lambert, MT
Credit Clay Scott

Last week we heard from 103-year-old Margaret Carranza, who came from Mexico to Montana's Yellowstone River Valley when she was a girl to work in the sugar beet fields. This week we will hear the story of how her family finally acquired a farm of their own - only to have it taken away.

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Mountain West Voices
5:00 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Los Betabeleros: A 103-Year-Old Montana Woman Reflects On Her Life As A Farm Laborer

103-year-old Margaret Carranza of Richland County, MT
Credit Clay Scott

The first in a two-part series about Margaret Carranza, a 103-year-old, Mexican born woman who spent her life as a beet worker in Montana's upper Yellowstone River valley.

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Mountain West Voices
8:53 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Where We Belong -

Margaret and Juanita Carranza, Lambert, MT
Credit Clay Scott

12/11/13 - A 103 year old Mexican born woman fights to get her farm back.   Last week we heard from 103-year-old Margaret Carranza, who came from Mexico to Montana's Yellowstone River Valley when she was a girl to work in the sugar beet fields. This week we will hear the story of how her family finally acquired a farm of their own - only to have it taken away.

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