John Florez, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369

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Title John Florez, Hispanic Oral Histories, Accn 1369
Creator Florez, John, 1932-
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-
Date 1984-05-10
Date Digital 2016-05-02
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Mexican Americans--Utah--Interviews; Florez, John, 1932- --Interviews; National Urban Coalition (U.S.)
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Description Transcript (190 pages) of an interview by Leslie Kelen with John Florez, on May 10, 1984.
Collection Number and Name ACCN 1369, Hispanic Oral Histories, 1984-1987
Abstract Florez (b. 1932) talks about his father's experience as an immigrant, arriving in 1917 and working as a railroad and farm laborer. He recalls his childhood in the Depression when the family lived in an abandoned railroad car. Other topics covered include his mother as a healer, Hispanic culture, education, social and political activism, the Spanish-Speaking Organization for Community Integrity and Opportunity (SOCIO), Jim Baldwin, the National Urban Coalition, affirmative action, Senator Orrin Hatch, and what he learned from a lifetime spent in the political arena.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 190 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder For further information please contact Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah at or (801)581-8863 or 295 South 1500 East, 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Chris Anderson; Anna Neatrour
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6796bdk
Topic Mexican Americans; National Urban Coalition (U.S.)
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Setname uum_hoh
Date Created 2016-08-03
Date Modified 2016-08-03
ID 893498
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