Oral history interview, Virginia Maestas, 1978 (audio and transcript)
Virginia Maestas was born in Longmont, Colorado; early years spent in the San Luis Valley. Her parents traveled all over the state as migrant workers including work with beets and potato crops. Came to Boulder in 1945; Arapahoe School, Casey Jr. High, Sacred Heart Church; language problems; St. Thomas Aquinas Church; Head Start, OEO; Office of Economic Opportunity; Follow Through; discrimination.
Boulder; Longmont; San Luis Valley
People Shown or Mentioned:
Location of Original:
Maria Rogers Oral History Program at Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Public Library
Boulder County Latino History Project