This collection houses official documents, correspondence, photographs, family trees, and other materials documenting the Ocampo and Quesada families in addition to minutes and other materials showing museum Boards of Directors, South Mountain, and the Sociedad Historical Hispania of Wickenburg.

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ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Dora Ocampo, 1921-1998 (Interviewee)
Created1998-05-07
Description

In this recording, Dora Quesada discusses her career, including her experiences as a military nurse, time as a civilian nurse, and later work as a public school teacher. Among the subjects she covers are racism in the medical and educational fields; conflicts with other medical professionals; the breakdown in relationships

In this recording, Dora Quesada discusses her career, including her experiences as a military nurse, time as a civilian nurse, and later work as a public school teacher. Among the subjects she covers are racism in the medical and educational fields; conflicts with other medical professionals; the breakdown in relationships between parents, teachers, and school boards beginning in the 1960s, which she attributes to defensiveness on the part of parents; teaching methods and class sizes; political issues involved in teaching; and advocacy to end exploitation of and improve conditions for students.

ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Alicia Otilia, 1923-2020 (Interviewee)
Created1998-05-07
Description

In this interview, Alicia Quesada discusses the Ocampo family's settlement in Wickenburg, Teodoro Ocampo's cattle ranch, her childhood memories, her family's involvement in the Wickenburg community, her professional life, her work to oppose the Gosnell land swap, and her interest in and efforts to preserve Arizona's Mexican-American history.

ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Alicia Otilia, 1923-2020 (Interviewee)
Description
In this recording, Alicia Quesada discusses the Ocampo family's settlement in Wickenburg; Teodoro Ocampo's cattle ranch; memories of her childhood, including education and daily chores; recreation, including picnics held on the desert; learning English and her family's use of Spanish and English; religion, including the growth of the Catholic Church;

In this recording, Alicia Quesada discusses the Ocampo family's settlement in Wickenburg; Teodoro Ocampo's cattle ranch; memories of her childhood, including education and daily chores; recreation, including picnics held on the desert; learning English and her family's use of Spanish and English; religion, including the growth of the Catholic Church; her work as a stenographer at the Arizona State Legislature and at Cox, Lockwood, & Lockwood; her family's involvement in the Wickenburg community, including the Latin American Club; and her move to Phoenix.
ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Alicia Otilia, 1923-2020 (Interviewee)
Description
In this recording, Alicia Quesada discusses her professional life and the racial discrimination she faced; her employment with the Arizona State Senate, the Arizona Industrial Commission, Arizona State University, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, and the Social Security Administration; the Gosnell land swap and her work opposing it; and her

In this recording, Alicia Quesada discusses her professional life and the racial discrimination she faced; her employment with the Arizona State Senate, the Arizona Industrial Commission, Arizona State University, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, and the Social Security Administration; the Gosnell land swap and her work opposing it; and her interest in and efforts to preserve Arizona's Mexican-American history.
ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Dora Ocampo, 1921-1998 (Interviewee)
Created1998-05-06 to 1998-05-07
Description

In this interview, Dora Quesada discusses her family's history in Arizona and work in cattle ranching, mining, and freighting; her education; learning English and her family's use of Spanish and English; religion; her career as a military nurse, civilian nurse, and public school teacher; racism in the medical and educational

In this interview, Dora Quesada discusses her family's history in Arizona and work in cattle ranching, mining, and freighting; her education; learning English and her family's use of Spanish and English; religion; her career as a military nurse, civilian nurse, and public school teacher; racism in the medical and educational fields; her political activity and work to oppose the Gosnell land swap; and her interest in and work to preserve Arizona's Mexican-American history.

ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Dora Ocampo, 1921-1998 (Interviewee)
Description
In this recording, Dora Quesada discusses her family's history in Arizona and their work in cattle ranching, mining, and freighting; medical care in Wickenburg, including the competency of the doctors available; her career as a nurse, including her time as a charge nurse in a newborn nursery, her first job

In this recording, Dora Quesada discusses her family's history in Arizona and their work in cattle ranching, mining, and freighting; medical care in Wickenburg, including the competency of the doctors available; her career as a nurse, including her time as a charge nurse in a newborn nursery, her first job as an office nurse in Wickenburg, her experiences as a military nurse, and racism in the medical field; her education, including school segregation, discrimination against students who couldn't speak English well, high school career, and time at St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing; learning English and her family's use of Spanish and English; and religion and the Catholic Church in Wickenburg.
ContributorsMelcher, Mary S. (Interviewer) / Quesada, Dora Ocampo, 1921-1998 (Interviewee)
Created1998-05-06
Description

In this recording, Dora Quesada discusses her work to oppose the Gosnell land swap, her parents' teaching that political activism is a necessity, her early political activity, the Latin American Club of Arizona, and her interest in and efforts to preserve Arizona's Mexican-American history.