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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Héctor García
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Héctor García was born in Mexico and raised in Mexico City. García graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México studying business administration. He moved to Minnesota in 1973 and later created MEX-US, a consulting company. García worked as executive director for the Spanish Speaking Affairs Council and the National Conference for Community and Justice. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; campesino movement; childhood; pollution in Mexico City; poverty; racism; education; Latino culture; lack of diversity in Hawthorne, California; Minnesota weather; jobs held; businesses opportunities explored; North American Free Trade Agreement; decline of Mexican peso; anti-Semitism; wanting to help the lower class; organizations; Latino community; and the Legacy Fund.
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56 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:23:46 running time
Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: García, Héctor
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.13 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'