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University of Houston. Torres, Juan - Torres audio, 1 of 1. July 13, 2009. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1467/show/1465.

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University of Houston. (July 13, 2009). Torres, Juan - Torres audio, 1 of 1. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1467/show/1465

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Title Torres, Juan
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (Local)
  • Garza, Natalie, interviewer
  • University of Houston, project
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date July 13, 2009
Description This is an oral history interview with Juan Torres conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Juan Torres was born and raised in Magnolia Park. During the interview he talks about what life was like growing up in Magnolia Park in the 1950s and 60s, hanging out in the neighborhood, going to the Pan American or American Legion for dances, and working at different local businesses. Torres' dad owned a couple of businesses himself, including La Poblana Tortilleria, and a night club called La Terraza. Following high school, Torres served in the Air Force, and when he returned to Houston he went to work with his dad in the tortilleria. Torres later started his own business called Torres Distributing. He also mentions some of the Mexican American oriented organizations that he is currently involved in.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Mexican Americans--Study and teaching
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Torres, Juan
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
  • Text
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the UH Digital Library About page.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Torres audio, 1 of 1
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Audiotape Box 44, HHA00766; ID 2006-005, CD/DVD Box 7, HHA 00766
File Name hhaoh_201403_024_001.mp3
Access File Run Time 1:12:26