Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Juan Rodriguez
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Juan "Johnnie" Rodriguez was born in Crystal City, Texas, on Aug. 27, 1930, and worked as a migrant worker in Minnesota from 1941, at age eleven, until 1948. He entered the military during the Korean War and returned to Minnesota in 1954, settling in Moorhead as an employee on a wheat farm. His later activities included being director of Migrant Health Services, Inc. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal history; migrant work; his work at Migrant Health Services, Inc.; farm duties and responsibilities; financial arrangements with farmers; reasons for teaching Spanish to his children; and his expectations of his children. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:28:00 running time
Creation Interviewee: Rodriguez, Juan
Interviewer: Saucedo, Ramedo J.
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/14/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.61
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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