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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Ted Guerrero
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.
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42 pages transcript
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01:34:05 running time
Interviewer: Arauza, Abner
Interviewee: Guerrero, Ted
Made in: Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.18 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'