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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin was born in Puente de Plátanos, Guatemala. Hasslet-Marroquin attended the Central National Agriculture School and the University of San Carlos studying agriculture. He was the president of ENLACE Guatemala before moving to Minneapolis. In Minnesota he attended the University of Minnesota to hone his English. He then created the Peace Coffee Company, National Fair Trade Federation, Transfair, and the Rural Enterprise Center. Reginaldo is married with three children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; civil war; organic farming; childhood; Mayan languages; education; experience at an all boys boarding school; Faith and Hope program; volunteering; Minnesota weather; organizations; co-ops; difficulties of learning English; 1995 Farm Bill; Peace Coffee Company; creating fair treatment towards farmers; atrocities of war; funding; Community Supported Agriculture; Latino community in Minnesota; and environmentalism.
Quantity 1 digital file
48 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:42:53 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Haslett-Marroquin, Reginaldo
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/26/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.19
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'