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Collection Details


Collection Name: Hispanic Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Kansas City Public Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Local Identifier: 69-1
URL: http://www.kclibrary.org/localhistory/collections.cfm?collID=82
Dates Spanned: 1977-1982
Description: This collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes containing interviews of 59 people from the Kansas City area’s Hispanic community conducted between 1977 and 1982. The interviewer is Irene Ruiz, former West Branch Librarian. Subjects interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging from state legislators to persons who were unemployed at the time of the interview. Six of the interviews are in Spanish. Call number: Special Collection 69-1
Estimated Total of Interviews: 59
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Community; Hispanic American leadership; Hispanic Americans; Kansas City, MO; Missouri; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0002139