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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Carmen Robles
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Carmen Robles was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn but grew up in Neillsville, Wisconsin. She went to school at Harvard. Robles has two children and one grandchild. She is the program director for the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota focusing on Latino outreach. She works primarily with at risk youth through her program Jovenes de Salud (Youth Community Health Workers). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; moving as a child; early marriage and children; working for Honeywell, Governor Arne Carlson, and various Latino organizations; her art; travel; being a Latino Republican; working with children; improving communities; perception of the Latino community; contributions by the Latino community to the state. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Along with her interview Carmen includes “My Mother, Myself: A Spiritual Autobiography” and notes from her journal about her trip to Puerto Rico and her son's wedding.
Quantity 1 digital file
107 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:12:33 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Robles, Carmen
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/05/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.29
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'