Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
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Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California
Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in... more.
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Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in 1963.
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Recorded in Georgetown, Delaware
Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez... more.
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Alfred Zepeda (L) talks to his friend Albert Elias (R) about their childhood in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in ...
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Recorded in Montebello, California
Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly... more.
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Rachel Salazar and her husband, Ruben, remember how their romance started with a typo.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Miriam Cruz-Colon and her husband Oscar Colon remember meeting as acting students in 1959.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Adolph Carranza remembers an unusual holiday donation from the Salvation Army.
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Adolph Carranza remembers an unusual holiday donation from the Salvation Army.
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Recorded in Paonia, California
Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious... more.
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Meliza Arellano tells Sarah Benko, her former seventh-grade teacher, about how she became a serious student.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys'... more.
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Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as... more.
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Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as part of Operation Pedro Pan, speaks ...
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Recorded in Coral Gables, Florida
Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Linda Hernandez remembers growing up as one of the few Latinos in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former... more.
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Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in... more.
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Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in the World Trade Center on ...
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Recorded in Orlando, Florida
Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.
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Recorded in Tampa, Florida
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin