Tefft, Dorothy 2002-04-29

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This interview features Dorothy Tefft as she discusses living in Mexico and her family life. In this interview Tefft describes how she got interested in the Spanish language and her decision to move to Mexico. She then recalls marrying her husband, Enrique, and living with his family. She recounts her father-in-laws days as a bull fighter and what it was like living with him. She closes the interview by explaining and reading some of her stories and poetry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dorothy Tefft

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: April 29, 2002

Location: Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:59:28 (1 hour, 59 minutes)


Introduction and background information; her interest in Mexico; the language school she attended in Mexico; Tefft’s father-in-law and family relations; Stories she has written; Education in Mexico; How she got interested in writing; religion; Thoughts on Mexico; Chronology of her papers; photographs; Photographs and reading poems; Papers about her father-in-law; Continuing to write stories

Access Information

Original Recording Format: mini-disc and audio cassette

Recording Format Notes: digitized and burned to audio CD June 2018

Transcript: yes, available here https://swco-ir.tdl.org/handle/10605/359956

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