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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with George Galvin
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: George Galvin was born May 25, 1910, in El Paso, Texas. He spent his early years living in various places, and in March of 1920 he came to Minnesota. As a young man, Galvin pursued a boxing career. In his adult years he held a variety of jobs and was active in organizing unions and the Minnesota branch of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history; boxing career; unions he helped to organize; LULAC; his store and bar; employment record; future hopes and advice for younger people.
Quantity 3 hours sound cassette
35 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:27:57 running time
Creation Narrator: Galvin, Mr. George
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/16/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.22
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'