Lucy and Juan Hernandez, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369

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Title Lucy and Juan Hernandez, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369
Creator Hernandez, Lucy and Juan, 1902-
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Date 1987
Spatial Coverage Mexico; California, United States; Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
Subject Hernandez, Lucy and Juan, 1902--Interviews; Agricultural laborers; Emigration and immigration
Description Juan Hernandez (b. 1902) tells the interpreter that he came to this country in 1917 because he wanted to find a job. His father had been killed in the revolution and he was the sole support of his family. He describes being a farm laborer in California before going to work for the railroad. Lucy (b. 1910) describes being a child in Mexico during the revolution and coming to the United States with her parents. Other topics covered include traveling in the West, a strike, marriage and childbirth, the Depression, and life in Ogden, Utah. Interviewed by Leslie Kelen, 70 pages.
Collection Number and Name ACCN 1369, Hispanic Oral Histories, 1984-1987
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 70 pages
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s67q43z7
Topic Hispanic Americans; Emigration and immigration
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Setname uum_hoh
Date Created 2020-03-17
Date Modified 2020-03-17
ID 1531645
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