September 11, 2019 / Modified sep 11, 2019 2:39 p.m.

Archive Tucson: Picking cotton and going to school

Stella Jacobs spent her middle school years picking cotton in Marana and learning English.

Stella Jacobs spent her middle school years picking cotton in Marana, Arizona, while rapidly learning English and attending school in Tucson. You can hear Stella Jacobs' full interview with her husband Lionel here.


This story is part of Archive Tucson, an oral history project produced by Aengus Anderson through the University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections.

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