Abstract

Ruth Rubio-Pino is a Mexican-American and long-time activist. She has worked closely with Club Azteca and provides a detailed history of the formation and evolution of this Cleveland Mexican-American landmark. She discusses the plight of Mexican migrant workers and urban dwelling Mexican immigrants. She remarks on how the heightened consciousness and enforcement of immigration has affected the Mexican-American community as a whole and in Cleveland. Throughout the oral history, she comments on the struggle of identity formation ("I'm not from here, nor either from there").

Creator

Rubio-Pino, Ruth (interviewee)

Creator

Nemeth, Sarah (interviewer)

Project

Detroit Shoreway

Date

8-11-2017

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

96 minutes

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