Interview with Francisco Ruiz, Millie Rivera, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Amayo, et al. by Robert Oppenheimer
Interview with Francisco Ruiz, Millie Rivera, Mike Sanchez, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Amayo, Carmen Ayala and others by Robert Oppenheimer as part of a project to document the history of the Kansas City, Kansas, Hispanic community. Among the topics discussed are the local Mexican community working for the railroads, on farms, and for the meatpacking companies between the two world wars, unionization efforts, and the movement of workers and their families around the Midwest. The interviewees also discuss how their families came to the Kansas City, Kansas, area during the Mexican Revolution, and recall quick, inexpensive quarters put up for workers, as well as housing and church segregation and other kinds of discrimination.