Ferrer Stella 2013-03-13

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This interview features Stella Ferrer who talks about her experiences with Ballet Folklorico Aztlan in Lubbock, Texas as well as her experience as a Hispanic, single mother.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lahib Jaddo

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: March 14, 2013

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:01:15


Biographical and family background 5 00:00:33 Being a dancer as a teenager 8 00:05:06 Going to South Plains College as a single mother 9 00:07:50 Daughter, violinist in a local mariachi group 12 00:14:13 Experiences dancing with Ballet Folklorico Aztlan 14 00:16:58 Why Ferrer got out of dancing 17 00:23:02 Dancing as veteran dancer, how mariachi and dance has changed 18 00:27:30 Career path, improving situation through hard work 23 00:42:50

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


Click for transcript: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/315306

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