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Interview No. 1597, Leticia Carabajal 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1597, Leticia Carabajal

Combined Interviews

Her maternal grandfather she explains fought alongside Pancho Villa and was eventually killed; she explains that her father is a bracero but she did not discover this until he began speaking about working in Utah, Colorado, and California; her father worked as a bracero in order to support the family, eventually buying a house with his earnings; she points out that her father does not have his bracero documentation; she began seeing articles about braceros in local newspaper, consequently she began recording her conversations with her dad and gave him a journal so he could write down his experiences; she ...


Ron Littlepage, Ron Littlepage, Robert McDermott 2010 University of North Florida

Ron Littlepage, Ron Littlepage, Robert Mcdermott

Voices from the Stream: An Environmental History of the St. Johns River

Ron Littlepage, staff columnist at the Florida Times Union, interviewed by Robert McDermott on October 26, 2010.


Vince Seibold, Vince Seibold 2010 University of North Florida

Vince Seibold, Vince Seibold

Voices from the Stream: An Environmental History of the St. Johns River

Vince Seibold, division chief of the City of Jacksonville Environmental Quality Division, interviewed by Charles Cold on October 25, 2010.


Neil A. Armingeon, Neil A. Armingeon, Katie Tofano 2010 University of North Florida

Neil A. Armingeon, Neil A. Armingeon, Katie Tofano

Voices from the Stream: An Environmental History of the St. Johns River

Neil A. Armingeon, St. Johns Riverkeeper (at the time of the interview), interviewed by Katie Tofano on October 22, and November 18, 2010.


Interview No. 1501, Jose Luis Lopez 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1501, Jose Luis Lopez

Combined Interviews

After graduating from The University of Texas at El Paso in 1975, Joe worked at Safeway groceries and with two advertising agencies. He worked for Coca-Cola selling Minute Maid orange juice as an unpaid worker in order to gain experience in the advertising field. Coca-Cola hired Joe and he began working in New Products bringing new items to local grocery stores. Joe did well and was moved to run a small division within Coca-Cola that allows them to test new products, come up with new names and then work on the selling and distribution of the products. Joe was the ...


Interview No. 1501, Jose Luis Lopez 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1501, Jose Luis Lopez

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

After graduating from The University of Texas at El Paso in 1975, Joe worked at Safeway groceries and with two advertising agencies. He worked for Coca-Cola selling Minute Maid orange juice as an unpaid worker in order to gain experience in the advertising field. Coca-Cola hired Joe and he began working in New Products bringing new items to local grocery stores. Joe did well and was moved to run a small division within Coca-Cola that allows them to test new products, come up with new names and then work on the selling and distribution of the products. Joe was the ...


Interview With Peter Lunder By Mike Hastings, Peter H. Lunder 2010 Bowdoin College

Interview With Peter Lunder By Mike Hastings, Peter H. Lunder

George J. Mitchell Oral History Project

Biographical Note
Peter H. Lunder was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on September 14, 1933, to Ann and Michael Lunder. He was graduated from Colby College in 1956 with a degree in business. He joined the family shoe business, where he eventually became president and co-chair of the board for Dexter Shoes. His uncle was Harold Alfond. In 1977 he was part of the Yawkey Group that bought the Red Sox. He served on the Smithsonian American Art Museum Board in the early 1990s, and at the time of this interview he was an overseer of Colby College.

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Interview No. 1500, Jose Luis Villanueva 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1500, Jose Luis Villanueva

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

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Interview No. 1499, Rosa Santana 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1499, Rosa Santana

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

Rosa had her first job when she was 13-14 years old working at an A&W drive thru. While Rosa was in high school, she was a part of DECA, a program that helps students learn about professional jobs and Rosa was able to work at the Popular Department store in El Paso, Texas. Rosa married and moved to Las Vegas for short time and had a daughter. Rosa moved back to El Paso and after a few jobs, Rosa went to work for Kelly Staffing Services. Working at Kelly, Rosa was able to get involved and grow professionally within ...


Interview No. 1499, Rosa Santana 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1499, Rosa Santana

Combined Interviews

Rosa had her first job when she was 13-14 years old working at an A&W drive thru. While Rosa was in high school, she was a part of DECA, a program that helps students learn about professional jobs and Rosa was able to work at the Popular Department store in El Paso, Texas. Rosa married and moved to Las Vegas for short time and had a daughter. Rosa moved back to El Paso and after a few jobs, Rosa went to work for Kelly Staffing Services. Working at Kelly, Rosa was able to get involved and grow professionally within ...


Interview No. 1500, Jose Luis Villanueva 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1500, Jose Luis Villanueva

Combined Interviews

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Ms-116: 1864 Diary Of Corporal Robert Ridge, Thomas P. Lester 2010 Gettysburg College

Ms-116: 1864 Diary Of Corporal Robert Ridge, Thomas P. Lester

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The diary contains information on the activities of Robert Ridge during 1864, and the first two months of 1865. It contains daily entries, list of proverbs, important events and dates, mail sent, mail received, members of Company B 95th Illinois Volunteers, money sent home, clothing acquired, addresses, rations, and Army Corps commanders.

Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids are discovery tools used to describe and provide access to our holdings. Finding aids include historical and biographical information about each collection in addition to inventories of their content. More information about our collections can be found on our website http ...


Ms-117: Papers Of George H. Sweet Jr. ’42, Elizabeth M. Ungemach 2010 Gettysburg College

Ms-117: Papers Of George H. Sweet Jr. ’42, Elizabeth M. Ungemach

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This collection gives insight into the pre- and inter-wartime life of George H. Sweet Jr. ’42 as a member and captain of L.S.T. 358 in the Mediterranean. It also provides general information about World War II in the Mediterranean and L.S.T.s. It further gives a glimpse of the experiences of Donald Sweet ’49 as an aircrewman in the Pacific theater, specifically about life and important happenings during the invasion of Okinawa in 1945.

Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids are discovery tools used to describe and provide access to our holdings. Finding aids include ...


Interview No. 1498, Kelly Thomas Pacheco 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1498, Kelly Thomas Pacheco

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

Kelly gives her father, the late George Thomas the credit of having mentored and guided her through the residential building business and Kelly also recognizes she learned decorating from watching her mother who had a natural talent for decorating. Kelly began decorating model homes while in high school. After high school, Kelly ventured into her own business called Del Pueblo Furniture and she would purchase furniture in México and re-sell it in the United States. At the end of 1989, Kelly began working for her father in his business Carefree Homes. Kelly eventually branched out with her own business, Quality ...


Interview No. 1498, Kelly Thomas Pacheco 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1498, Kelly Thomas Pacheco

Combined Interviews

Kelly gives her father, the late George Thomas the credit of having mentored and guided her through the residential building business and Kelly also recognizes she learned decorating from watching her mother who had a natural talent for decorating. Kelly began decorating model homes while in high school. After high school, Kelly ventured into her own business called Del Pueblo Furniture and she would purchase furniture in México and re-sell it in the United States. At the end of 1989, Kelly began working for her father in his business Carefree Homes. Kelly eventually branched out with her own business, Quality ...


Interview No. 1608, Margaret E. Mendoza 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1608, Margaret E. Mendoza

Combined Interviews

Margaret Mendoza, born in El Paso, Texas on October 22, 1934, worked for Farah for three years. Shortly after graduating from Bowie High School, she married an army soldier and left El Paso for Brooklyn, New York, but her marriage was not successful and she moved back to El Paso with her children. Because Mendoza needed to support her family she worked as a receptionist in several offices in El Paso. Later, her friend recommended that she work for Farah. She was hired at Farah and she earned twice as much connecting calls for the company, but would also tape ...


Interview No. 1497, Lisa Herrera 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1497, Lisa Herrera

Combined Interviews

Lisa got her start in selling retail with her mother and sister who owned and ran a local bridal shop. Lisa’s father also ran a motel and did most of the work at the motel himself. Lisa learned how to manage a business and the work ethic that goes with it from watching her parents run their businesses. Later while Lisa worked at a boutique she was approached by local business woman Joanne Wardy to sell corporations gifts for their company. Lisa got into the business and with the help of her husband she was able to grow slowly ...


Interview No. 1497, Lisa Herrera 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1497, Lisa Herrera

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

Lisa got her start in selling retail with her mother and sister who owned and ran a local bridal shop. Lisa’s father also ran a motel and did most of the work at the motel himself. Lisa learned how to manage a business and the work ethic that goes with it from watching her parents run their businesses. Later while Lisa worked at a boutique she was approached by local business woman Joanne Wardy to sell corporations gifts for their company. Lisa got into the business and with the help of her husband she was able to grow slowly ...


Interview No. 1496, Jorge Vielledent 2010 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview No. 1496, Jorge Vielledent

Paso del Norte Entrepreneurship Oral History Project

At the time of Jorge’s graduation from The University of Texas at El Paso, his father presented him with $500 dollars so Jorge could get his licenses, registrations, pay the exams fees, and NASD registrations. Initially when Jorge graduated from college he worked internationally with clients all over the world, especially those from México. When the 1994 devaluation of the peso occurred, Jorge ventured into the business he has now. Jorge networks with companies such as AXA. Jorge’s company, Synergy Group works to help people with financial planning. The company assists clients in the accumulation phase, distribution phase ...


A Day In The Life Of A Float Plane Charter Pilot, Bryan Cox 2010 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

A Day In The Life Of A Float Plane Charter Pilot, Bryan Cox

ERAU Prescott Aviation History Program

Ever taken a float plane trip or wanted to? Learn what it’s like to be a float plane pilot doing charter work in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. Hear this light-heated, informal, presentation by someone who has done all this for “fun and profit”!


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