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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Héctor García
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Héctor García was born in Mexico and raised in Mexico City. García graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México studying business administration. He moved to Minnesota in 1973 and later created MEX-US, a consulting company. García worked as executive director for the Spanish Speaking Affairs Council and the National Conference for Community and Justice. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; campesino movement; childhood; pollution in Mexico City; poverty; racism; education; Latino culture; lack of diversity in Hawthorne, California; Minnesota weather; jobs held; businesses opportunities explored; North American Free Trade Agreement; decline of Mexican peso; anti-Semitism; wanting to help the lower class; organizations; Latino community; and the Legacy Fund.
Quantity 1 digital file
56 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:23:46 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: García, Héctor
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/14/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.13
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'