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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Martha A. Noyola
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Martha Noyola was born in Houston Texas; her parents are immigrants from Mexico. She graduated from the University of California-Berkeley and works as a multicultural academic advisor for St. Cloud State University. She has served on the board of the Multicultural Center for Central Minnesota, and worked or volunteered for the Latino Coalition, Community Development Coalition, and National Latina Health Organization, and Catholic Charities. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; family decision to come to the United States; crossing the border; education and fitting in at school; going away to college; gender roles in family and school; volunteering; family expectations of going to college; moving to Minnesota; racism in small town Minnesota; Latino community in and around St. Cloud; Catholic Charities; nonprofit work; working for St. Cloud State as a multicultural advisor; establishing a community within St. Cloud; being a mom and raising children in a predominantly white community; hopes for the Latino community to become more visible in central Minnesota.
Quantity 1 digital file
44 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:35:16 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Noyola, Martha A.
Made in Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/28/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.25
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'