Immigrant Oral Histories

Mexican-American Oral History Project

74 INTERVIEWS

DATE: 1975 – 1977

INTERVIEWERS: Ramedo Saucedo (project director), John Sanchez, Grant Moosbrugger, Victor Barela, Nicha Coates, Rochelle Lopez and Richard Juarez

In 1975 the Minnesota Historical Society began a two-year Mexican-American History Project under the direction of Ramedo J. Saucedo to collect the historical resources of this ethnic group: personal papers, records of organizations, photographs, articles, and other material, including 74 oral history interviews with people living throughout the state.

A description of the full materials available at the Society is contained in Mexican Americans in Minnesota: An Introduction to Historical Sources, compiled by Ramedo J. Saucedo and published by the Society in 1977.
 
COMMENTS ON INTERVIEWS: Some of the interviews were conducted in Spanish, as noted in the individual interview descriptions. Transcripts are available only as English translations, except for the following interviews which are transcribed in Spanish: Dagoberto Aguilar, Maria Antonia Alvarado, Concepcion Huerta, Angelita Martinez, Matilda Mejia, Maria Garcia de Palomo and Federico Saucedo, Sr.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 63 hours 29 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 1,102 pages

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