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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Juanita R. Moran
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Juanita Rangel de Moran was born in 1921 in Aguascalientes, Mexico. In 1926 her family visited relatives in Topeka, Kansas, and her father decided to remain in the United States. After her father worked for the railroad for some time, the family moved to St. Paul in 1928. She married Salvador Moran in 1943 and was an active member of St. Paul's Mexican-American community. They have seven children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history; childhood in Mexico, Kansas and Minnesota; marriage and children; holidays and celebrations in the community; Our Lady of Guadalupe Church; and the importance of retaining the Mexican language and customs. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:13:10 running time
Creation Narrator: Moran, Mrs. Juanita Rangel
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/31/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.49
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'