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Hugo Chuc oral history interview (OH-03527)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Hugo Chuc conducted by Elsa Lopez on December 6, 2018 for the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada Oral History Project. In this interview, Hugo Chuc discusses growing up in Guatemala and moving to the United States. His early life was often unstable due to economic difficulties. Once Hugo turned nineteen, he made the journey to the United States and remained in California for a few years. When the cost of living became too much, Chuc and his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. He found work at Apex Construction, where he was first introduced to the Culinary Union. Chuc became increasingly involved in union work, despite the backlash he received from his employers.

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Date
2018-12-06
Extent
1 digital_files (0.120 GB) MP3
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Oral history interview with Hugo Chuc conducted by Elsa Lopez on December 6, 2018 for the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada Oral History Project. In this interview, Hugo Chuc discusses growing up in Guatemala and moving to the United States. His early life was often unstable due to economic difficulties. Once Hugo turned nineteen, he made the journey to the United States and remained in California for a few years. When the cost of living became too much, Chuc and his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. He found work at Apex Construction, where he was first introduced to the Culinary Union. Chuc became increasingly involved in union work, despite the backlash he received from his employers. Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Hugo Chuc oral history interview, 2018 December 06. OH-03527. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::OH03527
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted and transcribed by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2018. Michaella Gazala wrote the collection description. The audio has been minimally reviewed and all readily available information has been included in the description.

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