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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Crecencia Rangel
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Crecencia Rangel was born in Mexico City in the early 1900s and married in 1921 in Aguascalientes, Mexico. She and her husband settled in St. Paul in 1928 after living in Kansas for some time. She worked in rural and urban Minnesota and was an active member of the Mexican-American community in St. Paul. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life in Mexico; the Mexican Revolution; working for the railroad in Kansas; work in Minnesota beet fields in Bird Island, Chaska and St. Bonifacius; problems and development of the Mexican-American community in St. Paul; social and religious groups; observance of special days among Mexican Americans; and her husband's appointment as Mexican consul in 1948 and his involvement in community affairs and in handling language problems and Mexican immigrants in St. Paul.
Quantity 3 hours sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 03:06:28 running time
Creation Narrator: Rangel, Mrs. Crecencia
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/02/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.56
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'