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The Papers of Leticia Quezada: A Life Dedicated to Honor Mexican and American Cultural Values
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Description
The Leticia Quezada papers is a collection of personal and professional correspondence, documents, ephemera, and photographs related to her career in education, politics, and Mexican culture.
Background
Leticia Quezada was born on July 12, 1953 in Chihuahua, Mexico. Her father was a Mexican copper miner who died of tuberculosis at the age of 33. Quezada and her mother's journey to the United States began in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and then, Pittsburgh, California, where her mother worked as a waitress. In the United States, Quezada started eighth grade without English. She sooned learned the language, graduated from high school with honors, attended the University of California, Santa Cruz and eventually, earned a master's degree in behavioral sciences from California State University, Sacramento. She also holds a California Lifetime Teaching credential and a Bilingual / Bicultural Specialist credential.
Extent
130 boxes and 14 volumes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.