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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Carlotta F. Arellano
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Carlotta Felix Arellano was born in 1905 in Las Petacas, in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico. Her father's name was Juan Francisco Felix, and her mother was Josefa Ramos de Felix. The family immigrated to the United States in 1920, crossing the border by train to El Paso, Texas. She arrived in Arlington, Minn., in 1932 and was living in St. Paul at the time of the interview. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The Mexican Revolution, including several personal experiences; working in farm fields in Wisconsin and Arlington and Gaylord, Minn.; and St. Paul's West Side community, including her early years here and organizations to which she belonged. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: The interview was done in Spanish and transcribed into English. Most of the tape is slow.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:42:16 running time
Creation Narrator: Arellano, Mrs. Carlotta Felix
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/30/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'