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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Maria Cristina Tavera
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Maria Cristina Tavera was born in Minneapolis, to Maria Estela Ligia Garcia Morales and Patrick James O'Brien, who met in Mexico. She grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota because her father was from Minnesota and wanted the family to move to the United States. Tavera studied Spanish and Latin American Studies at the University of Minnesota for her bachelor's degree and later her master's degree focusing on Latino art. She believed her artwork could enrich the Latino community. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; Latino community and culture; art; TRIO programs; Day of the Dead; education; Lake Street Latino growth; student organizations; immigration; bilingual (Spanish and English); and developing a cultural center.
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Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Tavera, Maria Cristina
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.34 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'