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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Anita Astran
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Anita Astran was born in Bluffton, Ohio. She attended one year at a community and technical college. She married Rudy Astran and together raised two children. Astran worked as a scholarship advisor providing financial assistance to prospective students. She supports community organizations such as the YMCA, Centro Culture, Migrant Legal Services, and Migrant Health. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; education; her son's direction and career choices; her daughter's personality and interests; Christian influences; differences between Crystal City and Moorhead ethnically; using Facebook for a Crystal City social network; keeping in touch with family; discrimination and racism; relationships with neighbors; Moorhead community becoming more understanding of different cultures; Latino community; community organizations; deciding on living in Minnesota vs. North Dakota; and immigration.
Quantity 1 digital file
53 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:30:53 running time
Creation Interviewer: Arauza, Abner
Narrator: Astran, Anita
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/06/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.2
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'