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Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 011 Antonio Ramirez interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Palacios, Soledad
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Abstract:  Antonio Ramirez lived in Mexico City until moving to Athens, Georgia in 1995. After working in construction, he and his wife opened a family-owned restaurant, Tlaloc El Mexicano, in 2007. In this interview, Ramirez talks about starting the restaurant, the types of dishes served, and the relationship between the restaurant, its customers, and the community.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 012 Florinda Arroyo interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Arroyo, Florinda
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Abstract:  Florinda Arroyo was born in the state Michoacán, Mexico and moved to Athens, Georgia with her husband, where they opened the restaurant Tlaloc, El Mexicano. In this interview, she talks about learning to cook as a child, the idea to start the restaurant, the initial difficulties, the restaurant’s growth, and the relationship between Tlaloc, its customers, and the community.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 013 Alonso Haro interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Alonso, Haro
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Abstract:  Alonso Haro grew up in Zacatecas, Mexico, after which he moved back to the U.S. in 1992, where he eventually settled in Athens, Georgia. Haro worked in his father’s restaurant, Taqueria La Parrilla, where he is currently a co-owner. In this interview, he talks about his family, his father's inspiration for opening a restaurant, an employee-focused work culture, and the restaurant's relationship to its customers and the community.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 014 Aida Quinoes interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Palacios, Soledad
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Abstract:  Aída Quiñones was born in Puerto Rico, but transferred to study at the University of Georgia. She worked for a year as a special education teacher, after which she worked with the Hispanic community in various roles in schools and organizations. In this interview, she discusses her focus on her work with Latino families, difficulties and highlights of her career, and compares cultural norms between Puerto Rico and the U.S. Quiñones also talks about who inspires her, her plans for the future, and her identity as Puerto Rican and as a Spanish-speaker.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 015 Noe Ramirez interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Palacios, Soledad
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Abstract:  Noe Ramirez was born in Morelia, Mexico and currently lives in Athens, Georgia where he works as chef and menu-developer at the restaurant Taqueria La Parrilla. He discusses his early cooking experience, experimenting with recipes, and his connection to the restaurant and its customers.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 016 Lili Roberts interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Palacios, Soledad
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Abstract:  Lili Roberts was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, moved to Athens, Georgia in 1996 and works as a manager at the restaurant Taqueria La Parrilla. Among other things, she discusses her work at the restaurant, her philosophy as a manager, her identity as a Latina woman, and her love for her family and the city of Athens.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 017 Miriam Hernandez interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Hernandez, Miriam
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Abstract:  Miriam Hernandez grew up in Athens, Georgia and currently works at her uncle’s restaurant, Tlaloc El Mexicano. In this interview, she talks about her family, her stepfather’s deportation, working from an early age, and becoming a young mother. She also reflects on her life experiences and how they have shaped her attitude.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 018 Adela Rosales interviewed by Soledad Palacios 
Creator:  Palacios, Soledad
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Abstract:  Adela Rosales was born in Mexico and moved to Athens, Georgia in 2000 with her husband. She talks about the move, raising her children, and finding access to resources and support through community organizations like the Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES). She enrolled in classes to finish her GED and learn English.
Collection Title:  Athens Oral History Project 
Creator:  Bean, Betsy
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Abstract:  The Athens Oral History Project was initiated in 2014 to document modern Athens history, roughly from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Interviews cover topics such as neighborhoods and communities in Athens, civil rights demonstrations, African American history, as well as personal histories of narrators.