Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Matthew Casillas
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Matthew Casillas was born Aug. 24, 1931, the fourth of ten children. He was educated locally and entered the armed services. For ten years he lived and worked in California, where he went to college and earned a degree. He returned to St. Paul and went into business for himself in 1965. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: St. Paul's West Side community; Our Lady of Guadalupe Church; the Neighborhood House; new programs by and for Mexican Americans in the local community; family history; family ties; and community cohesiveness. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Much traffic noise from Concord Street. Three or four interruptions from customers entering to do business required recesses from the interview.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:37:12 running time
Creation Interviewee: Casillas, Matthew
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/23/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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