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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Idalia "Charly" Leuze
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Idalia Leuze was brought up in San Antonio, Texas and moved to Minnesota. Leuze was raised in Willmar and went to Ridgewater College (formerly Willmar Vo-Tech) studying legal administration. She worked for the Chamber of Commerce, Public Defender's office, as an interpreter, as a corrections counselor, at PACT 4 Families, and as director of West Central Integration Collaborative. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Childhood; family; Latino culture in Texas and Minnesota; religion; education; lack of diversity in Willmar; suing the Willmar School District over Latino student rights; dangerous living conditions; having to get tamale ingredients from Chicago; grand opening of Taco John's restaurant; Somali integration; visit to China; and funds and grants.
Quantity 1 digital file
43 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:11:29 running time
Creation Interviewer: Trevino, Ruth
Narrator: Leuze, Idalia
Made in Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/11/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.21
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'