Cosmae Perez

Cosmae Perez


Marygrove College professor Dena Scher interviews Cosmae Perez about his experiences working the United States as a migrant. Cosmae was born in Mexico from Mexican American parents. After he quit school at the age of sixteen, Cosmae began to work - first locally and then as a migrant worker.

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  • Date Interviewed: Wednesday, 05 March 2008
  • Interviewer: Dr. Dena Scher


Migrant Workers

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Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #10


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Scher, D. (Interviewer) & Perez, C. (Interviewee). (2008). Cosmae Perez: Migrant workers. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from the Novak Archive at Marygrove College:

Detroit Journeys Collection

Detroit Journeys Collection

The Detroit Journeys Collection features interviews focusing on the experiences of individuals migrating within the U.S. or from outside the U.S. to Detroit, Michigan.

Experiences Collection

Experiences Collection

The Experiences Collection features two sections. The first section includes interviews with women from Bennett College who participated in the Woolworth's Lunch Counter civil rights demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina. The second section includes interviews with migrant workers from Homestead, Florida.

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