Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Dionisa "Nicha" C. Coates
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dionisa "Nicha" Coates was born in Cambria, Minn., on Oct. 9, 1928. She attended kindergarten in Chaska, Minn., and finished schooling in St. Paul. She worked for the government in Washington, D.C., for three and a half years, then returned to St. Paul. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experiences of her youth; personal history; the Spanish Speaking Cultural Club; the bilingual/bicultural program in the St. Paul public schools; educational opportunities for young people; organizations she is active in; and continuing the Mexican heritage. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Besides being interviewed for the Mexican-American Oral History Project, Nicha Coates interviewed a participant, Concepcion Huerta, for the project.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:39:48 running time
Creation Interviewee: Coates, Ms. Dionisa Cardenas
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: 07/10/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.13
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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