Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Ruben Garcia
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ruben Garcia was born in Hart, Texas in 1960. After serving eight years in the military, Garcia graduated with an associate's degree in law enforcement from the University of Miami. At the time of the interview Garcia was living with his family and serving as a police officer in Moorhead, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; childhood; language; Mexican cultural traditions; food; prejudice in the military; experiences with a family involved in the Ku Klux Klan; membership in Disabled American Vets.
Quantity 1 digital file
53 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:10:56 running time
Creation Interviewer: Arauza, Abner
Interviewee: Garcia, Ruben
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/22/2013
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.48
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'

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