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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with David Ramirez
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: David Ramirez was born in 1936 in North Dakota, delivered by his father in a chicken coop. His parents had come to the United States in the 1920s, and the family came to Minnesota in 1936. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in humanities and did graduate work at the university in industrial relations. At the time of the interview he was director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department, in charge of La Voz, a monthly bilingual publication, a professional photographer, and producer of a radio program. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal history including education, the armed services, and employment; community involvement; La Voz; racial discrimination; ethnic activism in Minneapolis; and the meaning of "Chicano."
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:40:38 running time
Creation Narrator: Ramirez, Mr. David
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/22/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.55
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'