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Object Name Recording
Title Conversations to Create Unity: Modesta Treviño's Interview
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Object ID S2015.02.15
Collection Conversations to Create Unity Collection
Date 08/14/2014
Narrator's name Treviño, Modesta
Interviewer Reyes, Rupert
Interview date 2014-08-14
Interview place Modesta Treviño's home
Scope & Content Modesta Treviño reflects on her childhood in east Austin, Texas and the traditions and culture of her Hispanic family and community. She also discusses her adulthood in Austin, including her experiences as a University of Texas at Austin and St. Edward's University student, her activism with League of United Chicano Artists (LUCHA) and Mujeres Artistas del Suroeste, and her experiences as a teacher.

This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their interviews communicate race relations as a shared human experience and present a productive dialog about race in Austin, Texas.
Extent of Description 5 WAV files (total 753 MB)
Language of Material English, Spanish
Subjects Austin (Tex.)
Discrimination
Education, Bilingual--United States
Head Start programs--United States
Hispanic American soldiers
Public schools--United States
Racism
Segregation
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States
Search Terms Chalmers Courts (Austin, Tex.)
East 7th Street (Austin, Tex.)
Economy Furniture Company Strike
League of United Chicano Artists
Mujeres Artistas del Suroeste
Republic Square Park (Austin, Tex.)
St. Edward's University
University of Texas at Austin
Zavala Elementary School (Austin, Tex.)