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Mexican-American Oral History Project: Interview with Jesse and Josephine G. Jimenez
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jesse Jimenez was born in Hollandale, Minn., in 1935 and spent most of his childhood in southern Minnesota towns. He entered the service, then came back to Minnesota and worked in 1958, when he and Josephine Gallo Jimenez were married. The following year, he went to Tallahassee, Fla., where he lived for six years, then came back to Minnesota in 1965. Josephine Gallo Jimenez was born in Mason City, Iowa. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Jesse Jimenez discusses his family background; education and employment experiences; participation in social and fraternal organizations; his drive-in restaurant, which he bought in 1969; hopes for his children; boxing and other sports; and subtle discrimination. Josephine Jimenez discusses her family; employment as an office worker; and her children. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Josephine Jimenez's comments are at the end of the interview.
1 hour sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:27:27 running time
Interviewee: Jimenez, Jesse
Interviewee: Jimenez, Mrs. Josephine Gallo
Interviewer: Moosbrugger, Grant
Made in: Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Mexican Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 49 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.92.34 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mexican-American Oral History Project'