Interview with Tomas Angel Prospero

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Interview with Tomas Angel Prospero about his life in Mexico and Texas, and later move to Kansas City. Born in 1922, he moved to Kansas City in October of 1980, and recalls his life in Mexico, his father's role in the Mexican Revolution, flooding in 1938, and moving to El Paso, Texas. He discusses working in construction, his family, and moving in with family members Kansas City during an illness.

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This project was funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library.
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Hispanic Oral History Collection, SC69-1,

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