the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center,
the Arhoolie Foundation,
and the UCLA Digital Library
This corrido took place on the border and it is about the death and murder 5 braceros. They crossed the Rio Grande during the night to look for work in the ranches. On the 22nd of November they got close to a ranch and sought refuge from the cold in a room on the ranch. They had their own for as to not ask for food. The ranch owner shot and killed each of them with a hunting rifle through a window. He shot a couple in the back and the others while they tried to flee.