Memo on Chavez Hoe


The short-handled hoe was a gift from Rita Chavez Medina, but the transaction was made by her son, Rudolph Medina. In this memo, curator Harry Rubenstein further explains the circumstances of the gift and how the Chavez's presented the hoe to Secretary I. Michael Heyman.


Memo from Harry Rubenstein (July 21, 1998), Chavez Short-Handled Hoe (Accession No. 1998.0197) Office of the Registrar, National Museum of American History.