Reyes, America (audio interview and summary)

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Reyes, America (audio interview and summary)

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Oral history interview with America Reyes. Interviewed by Penny Burillo. Spanish language recording. Summary in English and Spanish. February 11, 2016. América Reyes was born in El Realito, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She lived in Mexico for all of her childhood. She came to the United States when she was 22 years old and lived in Dallas, Texas. She married there and had two sons and one daughter. In 1997, América and her mother and brothers came to Walkerville, Michigan. They began working as migrants, picking vegetables in the fields. América now works at Michigan Freeze Pack. She wants to stay in Michigan in the future.

Date

2016-02-11

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Publisher

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

Contributor

Burillo, Penny (interviewer)
Shell-Weiss, Melanie (director)

Identifier

DC-06_Reyes_America

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audio/mp3
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Sound
Text

Language

eng
spa

Título

Reyes, America (entrevista de audio y resumen)

Descripción

Entrevista de historia oral con America Reyes. Entrevistada por Penny Burillo. Idioma en Español. Febrero 11, 2016. América Reyes nació en El Realito, Tamaulipas, en México. Pasó toda su niñez en México. Vino a los Estados Unidos cuando tenía 22 años y vivía en Dallas, Texas. Se casó allí y tuvo dos niños y una niña. En 1997, América y su mamá y sus hermanos vinieron a Walkerville, Michigan. Empezaron a trabajar como migrantes, recogiendo vegetales en los campos. Ahora América trabaja en Michigan Freeze Pack. Desea quedarse en Michigan en el futuro.

Sujetos

El Realito
Tamaulipas
México
San Antonio
Texas
Fábrica
Espárragos
Matrimonio
Agricultura
Invierno
Michigan Freeze Pack
Seguro
Temporada

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Reyes, America, “Reyes, America (audio interview and summary),” Digital Collections, accessed October 21, 2020, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/42229.
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