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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Angel M. Fernandez
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Angel M. Fernandez was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, in September of 1932. He came to the United States in 1956 in response to an advertisement by the American consulate in Mexico that offered opportunities for single men to go to the United States. He enlisted in the Air Force and soon was stationed at Fort Snelling. He was married in 1959 to Anita Morales Liscano. He held several jobs and at the time of the interview was an accountant for the Minnesota Department of Public Welfare. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history; life in Mexico; employment record; religion; alcoholism; adapting to marriage; experiences in the Air Force; educational systems in the United States and Mexico; adapting to life in the United States and to the English language; and advice to the young. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 2.5 hours sound cassette
26 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:27:46 running time
Creation Narrator: Fernandez, Angel M.
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/08/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.20
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'