Latino Leadership in Eastern North Carolina: An Oral History Archive, 2011

Oral History #OH0265

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Latino Leadership in Eastern North Carolina: An Oral History Archive
    Creator: Aguilar, Pedro
    Barr, Marisol
    Cartagena, Willie
    Chavez, Josefina
    Coelho, Enrique
    Contreras, Ricardo, Dr.
    Flores, Juan
    Garza, Dolores
    Gonzalez, Gaspar
    Griffith, David, Dr.
    Jimenez, Rosa
    Peralta, Juvencio Rocha
    Unknown, Alejandra
    Unknown, Gabriel
    Valdez, Juana
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection features oral history interviews conducted in 2011 with twelve members of the Latino community of eastern North Carolina who occupy positions ranging from recognized leadership to informal influence in the lives of Latino youth. Their occupational backgrounds are varied including professional, entrepreneurial, technical and working class trades. The interviewers were Dr. Ricardo Contreras and Dr. David Griffith of the Anthropology Department at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.
    Extent: 12.0 hours, Electronic files only,
  • Description
     

    This collection features oral history interviews conducted with twelve members of the Latino community of Eastern North Carolina who occupy positions ranging from formally recognized leadership to informal influence in the lives of Latino youth. Participants range from a variety of national and occupational backgrounds, including professional, entrepreneurial, technical and working class trades. The interviews examine the many forms that Latino leadership assumes in eastern North Carolina and the many challenges facing this new and rapidly growing population. The interviews were conducted by Drs. Ricardo Contreras (Anthropology, ECU) and David Griffith (Anthropology and Coastal Science and Policy, ECU) with funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council. This archive is supported online through Joyner Library Digital Collections and the East Carolina Manuscript Collection and features digital voice recordings, transcriptions, English summaries of the oral histories, and other materials related to the Latino presence in the state. The individuals interviewed include: Enrique Coelho, Juvencio Peralta, Pedro Aguilar, Dolores Garza, Juana Valdez, Rosa Jimenez, Juan Flores, ”Gabriel and Alejandra,” Gaspar Gonzalez, Josefina Chavez, Marisol Barr and Willie Cartagena.

    Some information was taken from the following source: http://www.ecu.edu/news/newsstory.cfm?ID=1943

    To view the transcripts and listen to the audio from these oral history interviews, please see East Carolina University Digital Collections.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    On April 10, 2011, East Carolina University’s (ECU) Joyner Library and ECU’s Anthropology professors Ricardo Contreras and David Griffith, launched the Latino Oral History Archive. The archive includes written and audio versions of interviews conducted with leaders of the Latino community of eastern North Carolina, as part of the project Celebrating Latino Leadership, funded through a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council. Although not all interviews are available at this time, once completed the archive will include the accounts of twelve Latino community leaders who have settled in this part of the state.

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    Latino Leadership in Eastern North Carolina: An Oral History Archive (#OH0265), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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    Encoded by Martha Elmore, June 27, 2012.

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