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Collection Details


Collection Name: East Mountain Oral History
Repository Name: University of New Mexico. Zimmerman Library. Center for Southwest Research [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Local Identifier: MSS 597 BC
URL: http://elibrary.unm.edu/oanm/NmU/nmu1%23mss597bc/nmu1%23mss597bc_m4.html
Dates Spanned: 1989-1992
Description: The East Mountain Oral History Project was proposed by Joyce Mendel to Rose Diaz, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Southwest Research (CSWR) in June of 1990. The focus of the project was to record the recollections of community life, cultural tradition and heritage in pre-1950 Hispanic communities of the East Mountain area near Albuquerque, N.M. Interviews were conducted between 1989 and 1992 with residents from towns including San Antonito, Cañoncito, Escobosa, Chilili, San Antonio, Cedar Crest, and Carnuel.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 16
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Ethnic groups; Communities
ASP Subjects: Community; Education; Family--History; Hispanic Americans; Influenza; Land grants; Land settlement; Local history; New Mexico; Oral history; Unilineal descent (Kinship); United States
Collection Code: OHC0000218