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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Susana de León
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Susana de León was born in northern Mexico, in Zacatecas. De León attended normal school for four years for teaching. Afterwards she moved from California to Minnesota. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota and is currently an immigration attorney. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; childhood; education; Latino food and culture; jobs held; financial struggles; bilingual in Spanish and English; friendships; immigration; personal relationships; teaching; Minnesota winter; college recruiting; working with people with disabilities; West Side Latino community in Minnesota; folkloric Mexican dancing; and being proud of her heritage.
Quantity 1 digital file
46 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:17:56 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: De León, Susana
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/08/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.6
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'