Mary Montoya Interview Segment 1

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Family background: Japanese father and Mexican mother

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

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August 14, 2012

New Mexico JACL Collection

New Mexico JACL Collection

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Mary Montoya

Mary Montoya Interview

01:15:29 — 15 segments

August 14, 2012

Gallup, New Mexico

Female of Japanese and Mexican ancestry. Born 1916 in El Paso, Texas. Father was an Issei from Japan, and mother was from Mexico. Mary grew up in several cities in New Mexico. She was married and living in California when the war broke out, but was not identified as being of Japanese ancestry. Returned to Gallup, New Mexico.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Andrew Russell, interviewer

New Mexico JACL Collection

Courtesy of New Mexico JACL

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