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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Teresa M. Munoz
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Teresa Munoz was born in Mexico in 1919, immigrated to the United States in 1944 with her husband, David L. Munoz, and settled in St. Paul in 1945. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family and community life; the art of making piƱatas; and Mexican-American community celebrations of various community festivals. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:17:50 running time
Creation Narrator: Munoz, Mrs. Teresa M.
Interviewer: Barela, Mr. Victor
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/17/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.52
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

User Comments

  • Angelee Munoz-DySart on March 1, 2012 10:28:36 AM

    Even though you are long gone, thank you Abuela for sharing your comforting words of advice. I love you and miss you. You were a very wise woman, I am very proud of your archive in Minnesota's History, It is now a part of my own history. Your loving Grandaughter, Angelee Munoz-DySart Quote Page 12: "experience makes you the expert. There are no universities or colleges that can give you degrees or that can teach you what life is all about. Your life will be what you want it to be. Money is not happiness. Happiness is working and creating whatever satisfies you. Most of all, having friends that you can depend on and never lose faith in God. At the same time, think ahead about what you really want. If you are going to have a job where you do not make much money but you enjoy it, you will be happier there than one where you make a lot of money and you do not enjoy it. We are all born with a special gift from God and if we know how to best develop that interest we will be

  • linda prior on November 8, 2015 09:35:51 AM

    the most talented, human being I every knew. she created wonderous Art. not the cheap unattractive, Pinatas I only see today. she set the bar, HIGH. for her ART here in north America.. sadly its never been equaled.. I was Proud to have know her..

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