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Carmen Cook Oral History Interview

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Citation

Cook, Carmen, “Carmen Cook Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 5, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/841.

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Description

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.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Cook, Carmen

Date

November 18, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 00:33:31

Interviewer

Bilodeau, Leslie

Interviewee

Cook, Carmen

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

248 kbit/s

Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Cook-Carmen-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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