Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Jesus and Ramona Mendez
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jesus Mendez was born in Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico, on Aug. 4, 1910 and immigrated to East Grand Forks, Minn., in 1927 on contract with a sugar company. Ramona Mendez was born in Texas and moved to Minnesota in 1942. They married in 1943 and had ten children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history; education of their children, including discouraging children from working in the fields; Mexican customs; and Jesus Mendez's employment with the Migrant Education Program in Crookston at the time of the interview. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
5 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:18:52 running time
Creation Interviewee: Mendez, Jesus A.
Interviewee: Mendez, Mrs. Ramona
Interviewer: Saucedo, Ramedo J.
Made in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/16/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.44
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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