Oral history interview with Ed Mayer, conducted by Ed Munoz (video)

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Title Oral history interview with Ed Mayer, conducted by Ed Munoz (video)
Creator Mayer, Ed
Contributor Muñoz, Ed A.; Genealogical Society Of Hispanic America, Utah Chapter
Date 2022-07-26
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Utah
Subject Mayer, Ed--Interviews; University of Utah; Chicano movement; College teachers; Minorities--Study and teaching; Hispanic Americans
Keywords Utah and Idaho Sugar; Union Pacific Railroad; Mining; Railroad Section Housing; Pachucos
Description Ed Mayer discusses his family's background with relatives working in the sugar beet and mining industry. He talks about growing up on the west side of Salt Lake City in section housing. He recounts the cultural traditions of his family. Mayer enrolled at the University of Utah and was drafted into the military. He also discusses relearning Spanish when he was in college and getting his PHD from the University of Missouri in Latin American Literature and Culture. Mayer talks about being recruited to teach at the University of Utah and the Chicano Studies program.
Type Image/MovingImage
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format video/mp4
Extent 01:20:45
ARK ark:/87278/s6z0rp2s
Collection Name Construyendo Latinidad
State Utah
City Salt Lake City
Setname uum_cliw
ID 2212734
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6z0rp2s
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