Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Mario Duarte
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mario Duarte was born in El Salvador, to Raul Bustamante and Maria Luisa Duarte. He attended the Dale Carnegie Institute and the National University of El Salvador for sociology. Duarte later married Esperanza Quesada and together raised four children. Due to the Civil War in El Salvador Duarte and his family escaped to the United States in 1982. He would serve as a prominent figure for the Latino community in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; financial hardships; education; community organizations; social injustice; Civil War; learning the English language; Chicano community; travel; media and radio; and identity.
Quantity 1 digital file
54 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:45:39 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Duarte, Mario
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/17/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.9
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'

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