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    • Focus Group interview, November 7, 2012

    • Karen Franco, Alex Pineda, Flor Pacheco, Hector Hernandez, Luis Madrigal, Yasmeen Pineda and Maria R. focus group interview on November 7, 2012. Latino/a students at Mt. Crest High School in Hyrum, Utah, talk about their family, Hispanic heritage,...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Maria R interview, November 16, 2012

    • Miss Maria talks about how she came to the United States, and Cache Valley, from Michoacá Taguadon, Mexico. She talks about the economic struggles she and her family have experienced while here. She discusses being a teenager in Cache Valley,...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Yasmeen Pineda interview, November 14, 2012

    • Miss Yasmeen Pineda talks about her parents’ roots in Mexico, and how they came to live in Cache Valley. She discusses her quinceañera and the ways she (with her family) celebrate her Mexican tradition. She talks about her responsibilities in her...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Karen Franco interview, November 14, 2012

    • Ms. Karen Franco discusses her childhood, her parents and their homelands of Guatemala and El Salvador. She talks about her life as a teenager in Cache Valley, her goals for the future, and her perspective on the world.
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education;
    • Hector Hernandez interview, November 13, 2012

    • Mr. Hector Hernandez discusses his move to the United States from Mexico when he was nine years old, and how he adjusted to learning a new language and culture. He talks about his daily life as a teen in Cache Valley, as well as his goals for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Flor Pacheco interview, November 12, 2012

    • Miss Flor Pacheco discusses her heritage – her parents being from El Salvador, and her views on the perceived differences between the life in El Salvador, versus the United States (as she regularly visits family in El Salvador). She talks about how...
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; California; Families;
    • Luis "Luigi" Madrigal interview, November 16, 2012

    • Mr. Luis “Luigi” Madrigal talks about his life in Cache Valley, his family traditions that go back to his Mexican roots, and how his family came to live in Cache Valley. He discusses his values, goals, and his perspective on Hispanic stereotypes....
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; California;
    • Alex Pineda interview, November 14, 2012

    • Mr. Alex Pineda discusses his life in Cache Valley, as a high school student. He talks about his accomplishments of the past, and his goals and dreams for the future, as well as his views on politics and immigration.
    • Hispanic Americans; Minority high school students; Families; Education; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • About The Fife Folklore Archives

    • This first episode is an introduction to the Fife Folklore Archives, one of the largest folklore repositories in the United States. The episode includes information on the history of the Archives, including an example of Austin and Alta Fife, for...
    • Folklore; Oral History; Espinoza, Alicia; Fife, Austin; Fife, Alta; Folklore archives -- Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)
    • Lisamel Vázquez interview June 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Lisamel Vázquez talks about her childhood in Puerto Rico, moving to Mexico City with her parents for her father's job when she was 16, her move to Cache Valley in 1989. She also talks about her parents, husband and three daughters and their...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Enrique Mendosa interview July 24, 2007

    • Mr. Enrique Mendoza talks about his poor and hard childhood in México, his move to the United States, his efforts to learn the language and gain an education, his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church and mission. He...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Religion; Education;
    • Zuri Garcia interview June 20, 2007

    • Mrs. Zuri García talks about being born in Puerto Rico, but moving when she was very young to first New York and then Salt Lake City when her parents separated. She talks about her mother becoming ill and living with their grandmother in Salt Lake...
    • Families; Foster home care; Education; Religion;
    • Jorge Rodas interview July 13, 2007

    • Mr. Jorge Rodas talks about his childhood and traditions in his native Guatemala, his move to California in 1984 with his parents because of unrest in Guatemala; applying for and receiving political asylum in the US; his jobs, his experiences; his...
    • Families; Religion; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Utah Humanities Council Grant Award, April 13, 2007

    • Utah State University Special Collections received generous funding for the transcription of the Latino/a Voices Project from the Utah Humanities Council and Utah Division of State History.
    • Utah Humanities Council; Utah State University--Department of History;
    • Ana Cecilia Barragán interview July 27, 2007

    • Ana Cecilia Barragán talks about growing up happy in Peru with her family; she talks about her courtship and marriage in Peru to her husband, their move to the US. She talks about her work in Utah at a plastics factory where all the workers are...
    • Immigration & society; Hispanic Americans;
    • Leo Bravo interview July 19, 2007

    • Mr. Leo Bravo talks about holidays in his homeland of Venezuela, about coming to Utah State University to study, his life in Cache Valley, his family, and his jobs, particularly about his current job as Family Adviser for the Cache Valley...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Enrique Sotelo interview April 7, 2007

    • Mr. Enrique Sotelo talks about his childhood and traditions in his native Mexico, his feelings about Cache Valley and the US, his religious beliefs, how he met his partner Graciela and about raising their children in the US.
    • Families; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Samuel Rivera interview July 12, 2007

    • Mr. Samuel Rivera talks about his childhood in Honduras with his large happy family, including his twin brother; he talks about family and religious traditions, including St. Anthony’s Day. He also talks about his father’s efforts to send all his...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans; Religion;
    • Ginny Martinez McKee interview June 20, 2007

    • Ginny McKee talks about her ancestors from Spain, migrating to the US, her family and her youth in Colorado, her family’s move to Ogden, Utah, college life, meeting her husband, traveling with her husband and children in Jordan and India, her...
    • Travel; Social Justice; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • Alicia Espinoza interview August 9, 2007

    • Alicia Espinoza talks about her childhood in Santiago, Chile, joining the LDS Church when she is 14 years old; the difficulties during the political crisis with Pinochet. She talks about her education, becoming an LPN and a dietist [dietician]. She...
    • Immigration & society; Mormon missionaries; Politics and culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Delina Carpio Amestoy interview August 1, 2007

    • Mrs. Delina Carpio Amestoy talks about the peaceful childhood she spent in her native Bolivia, her job as a hairdresser, her secret marriage when she was very young, and her adult life now in Utah with her beloved granddaughters.
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Immigration & culture;
    • Néstor Niño Rocha interview July 13, 2007

    • Mr. Néstor Niño Rocha talks about his life in Colombia, his move to Cache Valley, his feelings about religion and his family, and his thoughts about immigration. He also gives his opinion on social and cultural issues.
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Enriqueta Arce Cuevas Carmona interview July 24, 2007

    • Mrs. Cuevas talks about her childhood in California, her family history from Mexico, her pride for Mexican history and culture. She expresses gratitude towards black people for their efforts to gain equality of opportunities for everybody...
    • Families; Religion; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ana Trujillo interview August 23, 2007

    • Mrs. Ana Trujillo talks about her childhood in a poor neighborhood in Venezuela, working from an early age because her father was elderly. She talks about her family and country traditions, her education as an accountant, and her desire to study...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & society; Education; Mormons;
    • Rob Cruz interview July 10, 2007

    • Rob Cruz talks about his childhood in California, growing up around a his father’s extended family, including his grandparents who immigrated from Mexico; later moving an hour away to an area with lots of space close to the Los Angeles Mountains:...
    • Families; United States. Forest Service; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ellie Méndez interview August 1, 2007

    • Ms. Elisaida Méndez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, her move to the United States, for a teaching job in New York, her education, including a Master’s Degree in Phycology from Temple University in Philadelphia,...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Juan Pablo Spicer-Escalante interview September 2007

    • Mr. Juan Pablo Spicer-Escalante talks about his childhood in Kansas, his warm feelings towards Argentina, his adopted country, his work as a professional soccer official and taking time off from perusing a PhD in economics, changing his major to...
    • Family; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Arian F. Baquero interview June 25, 2007

    • Mr. Arián Baquero talks about the hard experiences he had to undergo in his native Colombia because of the Colombian guerrilla, his move to the United States, the serious accident he had as a child, and how he surmounted all these difficulties and...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Political refugees;
    • Yolanda Bates interview 1, July 6, 2007

    • Yolanda Mendiola Bates talks about her childhood in Mexico, her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage, being raised by her grandmother and aunts and her relationship with her brothers. She talks about competitive swimming, including...
    • Hispanic Americans; Swimming; Immigration & culture;
    • Daniel Useche interview July 16, 2007

    • Mr. Daniel Useche talks about his life in his native San Cristóbal, Venezuela, including information about his parents’ and grandparents’ lives, the history of his surname, his education in Venezuela. He also talks about his move to the US to get...
    • Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Politics; Families;
    • Gustavo Estrada interview April 11, 2007

    • Mr. Gustavo Estrada talks about the traditions of his native Mexico, his father’s sudden death (when he was in the US), his studies at Utah State University in Electrical Engineering, his numerous jobs and how he has adapted well to Logan and its...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Carmen Yupanqui Zaa interview June 26, 2007

    • Ms. Carmen Yupanqui Zaa talks about her childhood in Lima, Peru, her Peruvian traditions (carnival, Christmas, New Years, Prom) and celebrations, and her move to Utah when she was 26 years old to study for a Master’s degree in Irrigation...
    • Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Maria Luisa Spicer-Escalante interview April 5, 2007

    • María Spicer Escalante talks about her childhood in Michoacán and Ciudad de México, her work as a journalists in Mexico, her studies in linguistic, her job as a university professor at Utah State University, her feelings towards her husband and...
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Sarah Hargreaves interview July 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Sara Hargreaves talks about growing up on her father’s plantation in Danlí, Honduras, including having servants and family celebrations; she also talks about her family history going back to Spain and Germany, including German political exiles...
    • Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Ena Murillo interview June 27, 2007

    • Ena Murillo talks about the difficult life in El Salvador during the civil war, her studies and job as a nurse, her move to the United States and her warm feelings towards Cache Valley. She talks about going back to school to become a nurse...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans;
    • Lara Linares interview July 6, 2007

    • Mrs. Lara Linares talks about her life and traditions, including traditions (Christmas, dinnertime, dating) in her native Ecuador, her parents, politics, her studies, her jobs, coming to the US, learning to do things for her self, like cook. She...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Ariel Rosario interview July 8, 2007

    • Mr. Ariel Rosario talks about his childhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, including traditions. He talks about receiving a scholarship to study at Utah State University, and his move to Cache Valley; receiving a bachelor's degree in...
    • Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • Maureen Patricia Winn interview August 23, 2007

    • Maureen Patricia Winn talks about her childhood and family life in Bolivia with her parents. She talks about her early years at different schools and cities in Bolivia; her move to the U.S. to study and Ricks College (now Brigham Young University...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Luis Espinoza interview August 9, 2007

    • Luis Espinoza talks about the political situation in Chile when his grandparents lived there, and the effect on his (politically involved) family, and their subsequent flight to the US. He also discusses his fat her’s arrest in Chile. He then talks...
    • Politics; Immigration & culture; Families;
    • Elizabeth Rosas interview April 11, 2007

    • Ms. Elizabeth Rosas talks about her childhood and education in Michoacán, Mexico; her courtship and marraige; her move to the United States when she was 21, her feelings towards Cache Valley, her religious beliefs, etc. The interview ends with...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Religion; Immigration & culture;
    • Ernesto De La Hoz interview July 16, 2007

    • Mr. Ernesto De La Hoz talks about his childhood in Bogotá, his studies connected with Marine Biology, his move to the United States to study. He also talks about how he met his wife Rachael in the US, the importance of his wife and children: ...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Education; Religion;
    • César Hernández interview September 19, 2007

    • Mr. César Hernández talks about his life in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and his move to different United States cities working on pine plantations. He also tells about his dramatic experience in the desert where he got lost and could not eat for...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture; Religion;
    • Yolanda Bates interview 2, October 24, 2007

    • Yolanda Mendiola Bates talks about her childhood in Mexico, her parent’s divorce and her father’s remarriage. She talks about competitive swimming, about receiving a full-ride scholarship to swim at Brigham Young University, converting to the...
    • Hispanic Americans; Swimming; Immigration & culture;
    • María Montalvo interview June 25, 2007

    • Mrs. Maria L. Montalvo talks about her childhood in Veracruz, Mexico, her studies and job as social worker, and how she had a calling from God to be a Pastor (Iglesia De Dios Ebenezer (Church of God Ebenezer). She left her family and country and...
    • Families; Religion; Hispanic Americans;
    • Héctor Mendiola interview July 6, 2007

    • Dr. Héctor Mendiola talks about his life and family in Mexico, medical studies, his work as a physician and teacher, his move to Utah in 1993, his current job, and work at Logan High School and his participation as a leader in the Utah State...
    • Institute National de Estudio Superior; Families; Hispanic Americans;
    • Laura interview October 6, 2007

    • Laura talks about her difficult and poor childhood in Mexico where she had to work from an early age to help her family, traditions like Day of the Dead, Christmas and Three Kings Day and burial customs; and her marriage. She talks about her...
    • Illegal aliens; Families; Religion;
    • Clara Galeano interview April 4, 2007

    • Ms. Clara Galeano talks about her childhood in Paraguay living and working in the countryside, about her move to Utah when she was 18 years old for medical reasons and how she has undergone thirteen surgeries, her work towards a degree at Utah...
    • Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture;
    • Noemí Sabillón interview July 19, 2007

    • Mrs. Noemí Sabillón talks about her childhood in Honduras working at her parent’s store, going away to boarding school, her studies at university in Honduras and at Utah State University where she received two master’s degrees: soil science and...
    • Families; Education;
    • Julio Vergara interview June 21, 2007

    • Mr. Julio Vergara talks about his life in Chile: his work and education and family celebrations, his move to the United States in 1994 for schooling, his marriage and four daughters, family celebrations in the U.S., his jobs in financial...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • John Hernandez interview June 18, 2007

    • John Hernandez talks about his childhood in Wendover, Utah, his childhood family life, his struggles with education and his love and dedication to teaching. He also talks about his active sports life and his “miracle baby” son.
    • Family; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Lucy Delgadillo interview August 24, 2007

    • Professor Lucy Delgadillo talks about her childhood in Nicaragua during the civil war, her life in Costa Rica, her feelings on being a citizen of a country with voting rights (Costa Rica, USA), her move to Kentucky to education through an American...
    • Families; Politics;
    • Melanie Domenech Rodriquez interview July 2, 2007

    • Professor Melanie Domenech Rodríguez talks about her childhood and traditions in her native Puerto Rico, including traditions from her Cuban mother; her studies in psychology, her job as professor at Utah State University, and adapting to life in...
    • Families; Education; Hispanic Americans;
    • Eduardo Ortiz interview June 29, 2007

    • Mr. Eduardo Ortiz talks about his childhood in a little village in Los Andes called Alausí in Ecuador, his law studies in Quito, his job as a lawyer, his move to the United States to study business (in which he earned a master’s degree) and now...
    • Hispanic Americans; Families; Education; Immigration & culture; Social justice;
    • Mario Barragán interview July 23, 2007

    • Mr. Mario Barragán talks about his childhood in Perú, about his father, veterinary doctor, who died when he was young causing him to begin work at an early age, his jobs, including work cheese factory in Utah, his marriage, his feelings towards...
    • Families; Hispanic Americans; Immigration & culture;
    • Rolando Murillo interview June 28, 2007

    • Mr. Rolando Murillo talks about his childhood in El Salvador, his move to the United States because of the civil war in his country, his studies, his jobs including his current position at Cache Valley Insurance, working with Hispanic clientele, a...
    • Families; Education; Immigration & culture;
    • Germán Sabillon interview July 17, 2007

    • Mr. Germán Sabillón talks about his childhood and traditions in Honduras, his career in Irrigation Engineering, his education in Honduras and Utah, his jobs in Honduras and Utah, and contract work in Jordan, Syria and other counties. He talks about...
    • Families; Immigration & culture; Hispanic Americans; Education; Marriage; Courtship;

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