Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Francisco Morales

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Titles Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Francisco Morales
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Francisco Morales was born in Mexico City, Mexico before moving to California. Morales later moved to Willmar, Minnesota seeking better opportunities. He completed two years of welding school, one year of cosmetology school, and went to canine schools to train guard dogs. Afterwards he held several positions including corn detasseling. Morales currently works as a youth counselor for schools and has served for over 23 years. He has two children and resides in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; relationships; youth outreach; Latino community; diversity; racism; visiting Mexico; Minnesota winter; being bilingual in Spanish and English; culture and traditions; lack of community in Minnesota; importance of education; Elm Lane; crime issues; business; social issues; Chicano-Latino Affairs Council; immigration experience; friendships; religion; and Somalian immigrants facing similar struggles as Latino immigrants.
Quantity 1 digital file
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Measurements 01:48:13 running time
Creation Interviewer: Arauza, Abner
Interviewee: Morales, Francisco
Made in: Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 11/17/2010 - 12/15/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.24 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'

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