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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Ted Guerrero
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ted Guerrero was born in Saint John's, Michigan. He was drawn to Minnesota to work on the farms and stayed for financial support offered by Moorhead State University. Guerrero received his bachelor's degree from Moorhead State University in guidance and counseling. Guerrero later worked for the University as a recruiter for minority students for over 35 years. He served as president of the Hispanic Caucus of Minnesota Education Association promoting bilingual education and ESL (English as a Second Language). Guerrero also served four years on the Minnesota State Board of Health under Governor Rudy Perpich. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; education; moving to Minnesota; jobs held; Minnesota winter; Hispanic music; speaking Spanish and English in the family; Latino culture; Tejano band; his five sons; education system in Minnesota; comparing North Dakota to Minnesota; cascarones; religion; Mexican food; diversity; racism renting a home; immigration; and networking.
Quantity 1 digital file
42 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:34:05 running time
Creation Interviewer: Arauza, Abner
Narrator: Guerrero, Ted
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/19/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.18
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'