Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Bill Villarreal
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bill Villarreal was born in Sabinas, Hidalgo, Mexico, in 1909 and came to the United States in 1923. He settled in Albert Lea in 1948. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His early years working in agriculture in the United States; his involvement in clubs and societies in southern Minnesota, including the League of United Latin American Citizens; his role in founding the Azteca Club; the education and careers of his children; the need for Mexican Americans to be organized; and philosophies and viewpoints on progress and reform of society and its subcultures. 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 00:46:16 running time
Creation Interviewee: Villarreal, Bill
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/27/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.70
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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