Esperanza Perez

Esperanza Perez

Summary:

Marygrove College professor Dena Scher interviews Esperanza Perez about her experiences coming to the United States from Mexico. Esperanza's mother crossed into Texas while pregnant and gave birth so that Esperanza would be registered as an American citizen. Esperanza lived in Mexico and immigrated to the Unites States when she was nine. Esperanza talks about migrant work and how she met her husband, Cosmae, and their family.

 

 

 

 

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  • Date Interviewed: Tuesday, 04 March 2008
  • Interviewer: Dr. Dena Scher

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Migrant Workers

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Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #9

 

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Scher, D. (Interviewer) & Perez, E. (Interviewee). (2008). Esperanza Perez: Migrant workers. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from The John Novak Digital Interview Collection of the Marygrove College Library Web site: https://www.marygrove.edu/detroit-journeys

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