Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Angelo and Marcella Elizondo
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Angelo Elizondo was born in Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, in 1909. At the age of three he came to the United State with his parents, who were seeking employment. He grew up working in Texas coal mines during the winter and in beet fields in other states during the summer. Marcella Elizondo was born in Taft, Texas, in 1919. She grew up working in beet fields and came to Minnesota in 1929. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Their families, including parents and siblings; their children's names and occupations; experiences in Marcella's life which include several visits by apparitions; the "evil eye"; remedies made from herbs; and advice for their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
13 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:59:39 running time
Creation Interviewee: Elizondo, Angelo
Interviewee: Elizondo, Marcella
Interviewer: Saucedo, Ramedo J.
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: 07/08/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 49
Accession Number AV1996.92.19
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'

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