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Document Details


Title: Delores Ortega de Sousa
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Mexican American/Chicano History: The Mexican Revolution
Description: Dolores Ortega de Sousa was born in Guanajuato and was living there when the Mexican Revolution began and she observed its influence on the area. Later she moved to El Paso to escape the violence of the Revolution. Then she joined the Leal family to move to San Diego, CA. She stayed with that family until she married. And she found work in a San Diego airplane plant. To keep her job, she studied and passed the test to become a US citizen. When she quit working outside her home, she continued to do housework and care for her family.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: de Sousa, Dolores Ortega
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Guanajuato, Mexico; Mexico; North America
Speaker occupation: Factory employee; Homemaker
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920
Locations discussed: California; Guanajuato, Mexico; Mexico; North America; San Diego, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aircraft industry; California; Emigration and immigration; Guanajuato, Mexico; Mexican Revolution, 1910-1920; Mexico; North America; Oral history; Revolutionaries--Mexico; Revolutions--Mexico; San Diego, CA; United States
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035287-38855