Nuestras Historias: Mexican American Oral Histories of the Rio Grande Valley

Since 2013, The Border Studies Archive collaborated with Assistant Professor of History and Mexican American Studies Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Maritza De La Trinidad, to document and make accessible oral history interviews of Rio Grande Valley community members. From WWII history to the Chicana/o Movement, students in her classes have collected several interviews that highlight the signifacnt role Mexican American women and men have played in the shaping of Texas and US history. Below are video clips of interviews recorded with the help of BSA staff.

 


Mexican American Oral History Interviews 

Clip of the interview with Mrs. Angélica González García. Clip of the interview with Mrs. Angélica González García.

Clip of the interview with Mrs. Angélica González García.

Clip of the interview with Ms. Maria Del Carmen Solis. Clip of the interview with Ms. Maria Del Carmen Solis.

Clip of the interview with Ms. Maria Del Carmen Solis.