Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Louis Medina
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Louis Medina was born in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, in 1907, moved to the United States in 1916 and to Owatonna, Minn., in 1929, and got married in St. Paul in 1929. He worked at a variety of jobs and retired from Cudahy Packing Co. in 1973. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life in Mexico; struggle against poverty in the United States, which appeared to be a new land of promise; work in the beet fields, Twin City Rapid Transit Co., and the Northern Pacific Railway; marriage and children; life in the United States; and community involvement and social life, particularly the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
15 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:33:01 running time
Creation Interviewee: Medina, Louis
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in South Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in South Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/25/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.42
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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