Carlos Vasquez video interview and biography

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Carlos Vasquez video interview and biography

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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 bands. He met José “Cha-Cha” Jiménez while Mr. Jiménez was a senior counselor/supervisor for Project Rehab. Mr. Vasquez decided to join the Young Lords and has volunteered to work on all of the Lincoln Park Camps. Today Mr. Vasquez’s son and other children still recall the event and say that it had a positive effect on them.

Coverage

2012-07-18

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Jiménez, José, 1948-

Identifier

RHC-65_Vasquez_Carlos

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-05-10

Título

Carlos Vasquez vídeo entrevista y biografía

Sujetos

Young Lords (Organización)
Puertorriqueños--Estados Unidos
Derechos civiles--Estados Unidos--Historia
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Mexicano-Americanos--Relatos personales
Justicia social
Activistas comunitarios--Illinois--Chicago
Mexicano-Americanos--Michigan

Citation

Vasquez, Carlos, “Carlos Vasquez video interview and biography,” Digital Collections, accessed September 23, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/24633.
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