Audio Recording Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado.
Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado.
About this Item
- Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado.
- Urruty, Jean (Speaker)
Created / Published
- On or before 4/8/1978
- - Emigration and immigration
- - English language--Dialects--Colorado
- - Men, White--Colorado--Mesa County--Language
- - Immigrants--Colorado--Mesa County--Language
- - Mesa County (Colo.)--Social life and customs
- - Herders--Colorado--Mesa County--Language
- - Basque Americans--Colorado--Mesa County
- - Hunting--Colorado--Mesa County
- - Coyotes--Colorado--Mesa County
- - Trapping--Colorado--Mesa County
- - Sheepherding--Utah
- - Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
- - Interviews
- - Narratives
- - Oral histories
- - Personal narratives
- - United States -- Colorado -- Mesa County City
- Oral histories
- Personal narratives
- - For rights information contact the collector’s institution: Mesa County Public Library. Grand Junction, CO and Museum of Western Colorado. Grand Junction, CO
- - 74 year old white male. Born at Saint Jean-Le-Vieux, France in the Pyrenees Mountains 11/29/1903. Lived in France until the age of 21 and then moved to America. Mr. Urruty, a Basque, died 7/22/1983.
- - Talks about his experiences coming to America, hunting and fishing, sheepherding, the carnival, apprenticing with a blacksmith, and jai alai.
- Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 15:13
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,308 a02
- Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
- American Folklife Center
- Basque Americans
- Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. And N.J.)
- Emigration and Immigration
- English Language
- Men, White
- Mesa County
- Mesa County (Colo.)
- Oral Histories
- Personal Narratives
- Social Life and Customs
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Urruty, Jean. Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado. On or Before 4/8, 1978. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afccal000072/.
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Urruty, J. (1978) Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado. On or Before 4/8. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afccal000072/.
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Urruty, Jean. Oral history with 74 year old white male, Mesa County City, Colorado. On or Before 4/8, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afccal000072/>.