Tag Archives: Boulder’s Chicano community

Chicano Community in Boulder – OH0201

Radio Program discussing the Boulder Chicano Community Project.    

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Garcia, Anna and Ricardo – OH0088

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: C.U., Head Start, Follow Through, health benefits, bilingual education.

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Abila, Mr. and Mrs. George – OH0084

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: school, Native Americans, sheepherding, Depression (partly in Spanish).

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Abila, Tom – OH0085

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: mixed neighborhood, Casey Jr. High, Goss-Grove area, Sacred Heart, prejudice, brick layer, rivalry with immigrants.

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Maestas, Roy – OH0082

Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: covered wagon, moved to Boulder 1938, Washington Coal Mine, dances, Allied Chemical, Spanish neighborhoods, herb remedies, 19 grandchildren, Depression, W.P.A., Native Americans.

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Maestas, Virginia – OH0083

Virginia Maestas was born in Longmont, Colorado; early years spent in the San Luis Valley. Her parents then traveled all over the state as migrant workers including work with beets and potato crops.   Topics: Boulder’s Chicano community: born in … Continue reading

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Toledo, David and Medina, Maria – OH0080

This interview was recorded in Spanish probably in 1978 for the project “Boulder’s Chicano Community.” Part A is an interview with David Toledo, referred to as “Don” David. Part B is an interview with Maria Medina. The female interviewer was … Continue reading

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Bernal, Dora – OH0079

One of eight Mexican-American children born into poverty in the San Luis Valley, Dora Bernal follows her parents to the Boulder-Longmont area, where they work seasonally in the sugar-beet industry for Great Western Sugar.  She marries a ne’er-do-well miner and … Continue reading

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