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
Carol Jacques remembers growing up in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles that... more.
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Carol Jacques remembers growing up in Chavez Ravine, a Mexican-American neighborhood in Los Angeles that was replaced by Dodger Stadium.
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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
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
Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their... more.
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Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their kids to class.
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Recorded in Pasadena, California
Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when... more.
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Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when he was in 6...
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Recorded in Phoenix, Arizona
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
17-year-old amateur boxing champion Seniesa Estrada talks to her father and coach, Joe Estrada, about... more.
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17-year-old amateur boxing champion Seniesa Estrada talks to her father and coach, Joe Estrada, about how she got started in ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
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
Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during... more.
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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed ...
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Recorded in Lubbock, Texas
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during... more.
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Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
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Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about... more.
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John Hope Franklin, the late scholar of African American history, tells his son, John, about being a Boy Scout during ...
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Recorded in Tulsa, Oklahoma
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
Jose Cruz tells his daughter, Grace, about living in Villa Juana, a neighborhood in Santo... more.
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Jose Cruz tells his daughter, Grace, about living in Villa Juana, a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, while his ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
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Richard Anthony Torres talks to his daughter Kathy Namba about his mother, Guadalupe Torres.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Claritza Abreu, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, tells her friend Gerardo Villacres about... more.
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Claritza Abreu, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, tells her friend Gerardo Villacres about one of her first jobs ...
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Ricardo Isais Zavala remembers his grandfather, Vicente Domingo Villa, in an interview with his son,... more.
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Ricardo Isais Zavala remembers his grandfather, Vicente Domingo Villa, in an interview with his son, Ricardo Javier Zavala.
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Recorded in Austin, Texas