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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Francisco and Casimira Gomez
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Francisco Gomez was born in Pueblo Diario, Jalisco, Mexico, in 1907. He came to the United States in 1922 and Minnesota in 1927 and worked for 23 years at the Armour Packing Company in St. Paul. Later he and his wife, Casimira Gomez, retired to a small farm in Hollandale. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Francisco Gomez's early years in the United States; his move to Minnesota; community on St. Paul's West Side; advice to younger people; family history; holiday celebrations and Mexican food. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
8 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:50:04 running time
Creation Narrator: Gomez, Mr. Francisco
Narrator: Gomez, Mrs. Casimira
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Subjects Mexican
Dates Creation: 07/26/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.24
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'