Interview with John and Pascual Madrigal

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Description: 

Interview with Juan and Pascual Madrigal by Laurie Bretz as part of the Trabajo y Cultura (Work & Culture) Project documenting the Kansas City, Kansas, Hispanic community. The men discuss coming to Kansas City in 1925 after the Mexican Revolution, attending the Clara Barton School that served the Mexican community, working for the Santa Fe railroad and the local ice plant, and unionization efforts in hopes of improving working hours and wages. The men also discuss the relationships between ethnic and racial communities and differing immigration experiences, and the varying work and education experiences of their siblings.

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Date: 
April 29th 1980
Modern Location: 
4028 South 25th Street
Kansas City, KS
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
Kansas City, Kansas, Spanish Speaking office interviews and slides, RH MS 752
Digital Object Identifier: 
KU-RHMS752-F004-0001
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.