Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Luis Martinez
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Luis Martinez was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Raymondville, Texas. He first came to Minnesota with his family in 1935. He followed crops in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan before settling in East Grand Forks, Polk County, in 1953. He worked at several auto dealerships before becoming self-employed as an auto dealer in 1973. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Work and business experience, including how he became the manager of an auto dealership; family history; his Spanish-language radio programs on Crookston and East Grand Forks stations; and his role in establishing the first school for migrants in the Red River Valley.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
21 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:01:11 running time
Creation Interviewee: Martinez, Luis
Interviewer: Saucedo, Ramedo J.
Made in East Grand Forks, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in East Grand Forks, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/15/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.39
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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