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Carmen Cook Oral History Interview This oral history interview with Carmen Cook was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Carmen Cook was born at Lincoln Place in 1943, where she spent most of her life, to Mexican immigrant parents. In this interview, she talks about her childhood and life, the ethnic diversity of the community, the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, the legacy of Ruben Mendoza (the Olympic soccer player), and the scholarship that was set-up in the name of Joe Gonzalez.
November 18, 2001 February 20, 2018