Gilbert Santiago and Sara Santiago

Recorded January 15, 2011 Archived January 15, 2011 40:07 minutes
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Id: MBY007389

Description

Sara Santiago (32) interviews her father Gilbert Santiago (60) about their family history and growing up in Lubbock, Texas.

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GS talks about how his family came over to Texas from Mexico. “People used to come and go as they pleased.” His grandfather was 5 years old when the family came over.
GS remembers his father leaving for the Korean War. He was also a WW II vet but was in the reserves not expecting he would ever have to serve again.
GS remembers his first day in Phoenix. He was walking to college and got stopped by the cops wondering why he was walking in the neighborhood He thinks the situation is getting worse.

Participants

  • Gilbert Santiago
  • Sara Santiago

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