Benavides, Alfredo H. 2015-09-28

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This interview features Alfredo Benavides, who discusses his family history, growing up in Texas, things that made a mark on him growing up, his college career, and his time spent in Michigan. Benavides went to Texas A&I university for undergraduate school, then pursued a graduate degree at Michigan state, originally in Spanish, but later transferred to education.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alfredo H. Benavides

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: September 28, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:36:15 (1 hour, 36 minutes)


Background and family history; Things that made a mark on him growing up; Going to Michigan, finding employment; Getting into Michigan State to pursue a graduate degree; Musical roots; Personality and taking leaps of faith

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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