Archive ID: 2019-066-1

Peggy Salazar oral history interview

Date Created: 2019-06-28

Donor: Peggy Salazar

Media Type: Oral History

Language: English


Peggy Salazar is a lifelong Southeast Chicago resident, and Director of the Southeast Environmental Taskforce (SETF). In this oral history conducted by Oscar Sanchez in 2019, Peggy discusses growing up in South Chicago in a Mexican-Polish family and both the diversity and ethnic and racial tensions historically found in the region.

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Community Life   Community Organizing/Activism   Environment   Organizations/Activism   Other   Women’s Experiences   1980 - Present (Deindustrialization)   Other/Unknown   Other/Unknown   Oral History  

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