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  • Collection: Young Lords in Lincoln Park Interviews
Go to Ada Nivía López audio interview and biography item page

Ada Nivía López was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Chicago with her family in 1956. She describes life in Lincoln Park in those early days, including her Father´s leadership in Latino community and his run for alderman in the early 1960s. She…
Go to Linda Turner video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Linda Turner, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Rainbow Coalition Panel, October 23rd, 2016 (Oakland California Museum) item page

Panel discussion about the original Rainbow Coalition begun by Illinois Chapter Chairman Fred Hampton. The moderator was Aaron Dixon and panelists included founder of the Young Lords Movement, Jose (Cha-­?Cha) Jimenez
Go to Roger Sheppard video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Roger Sheppard, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez on 10/23/2016 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Lenny Foster video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Lenny Foster, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez on 10/23/2016 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Lawrence Reyes video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Lawrence Reyes, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez on 10/23/2016 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Minerva Solla video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Minerva Solla, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez on 10/23/2016 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Dennis Cunningham video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Dennis Cunningham, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez on 10/23/2016 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
Go to Estervina Jiménez Velez video interview and biography item page

Although Estervina Jiménez has never lived in Chicago herself, her life has been deeply connected to the city. Born and raised in Barrio San Salvador of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Ms. Jiménez’s husband, Cordero, traveled back and forth to Chicago’s…
Go to Carlos Vasquez video interview and biography item page

Carlos Vazquez is from Detroit, Michigan but he was born in Mexico and his family is from Ciudad Juárez on the border with Texas. Mr. Vasquez’s family settled in Detroit in the 1940s and 1950s. Mr. Vasquez is a musician who has played in several…
Go to Rebecca “Buffy” Vance inerview and biography item page

Rebecca “Buffy” Vance was friends with “Stony,” who was a white southerner and one of the main Young Lords from the Wieland branch of the group before they became human rights activists for Latinos and the poor. Stony was about 17-years-old…
Go to Vincent Vaca video interview and biography item page

Oral history of Vincent Vaca, interviewed by Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez, on 5/8/2013 about the Young Lords in Lincoln Park.
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