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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Esther M. Avaloz
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Esther Avaloz was born February 21, 1911, in Topeka, Kansas. She worked in the fields from the age of eleven and attended school for one year. She lived in Colorado and California and came to Minnesota in 1935, where she met and married Gabriel Avaloz. She has five children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family history, her own and her husband's; St. Paul's Mexican-American community when she arrived; holidays celebrated by Mexican Americans; weddings and baptisms; and advice to younger generations. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: In Spanish, transcribed into English.
1.5 hours sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:20:06 running time
Interviewee: Avaloz, Mrs. Esther M.
Interviewer: Barela, Victor
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 49 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.92.6 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'