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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Esther M. Avaloz
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Esther Avaloz was born February 21, 1911, in Topeka, Kansas. She worked in the fields from the age of eleven and attended school for one year. She lived in Colorado and California and came to Minnesota in 1935, where she met and married Gabriel Avaloz. She has five children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history, her own and her husband's; St. Paul's Mexican-American community when she arrived; holidays celebrated by Mexican Americans; weddings and baptisms; and advice to younger generations. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:20:06 running time
Creation Narrator: Avaloz, Mrs. Esther M.
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/28/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.6
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'