This interview is with Cecilia Ybarra. Interview themes include:
- Growing up in the neighborhood that is currently underneath 22nd and I-10.
- Childhood in Tucson during World War II and Korea, languages at home and school; food, music.
- Educational options for women, cost of high school books, parental expectations.
- Dating, courtship, and marriage in late 1950s.
- Employment, childcare, cohabiting with parents.
- Ownership of Randolph Barbershop.
- Golf and baseball in Tucson, specifically Tucson’s Mexican American community.
- Differences in childhood experiences between Cecilia and her children: perceptions of safety and drugs.
- Civil Rights movement in 1960s, memories of Dunbar desegregation.
- Dancing culture: the El Casino Ballroom and La Jolla nightclub.
- Urban Renewal in 1960s.
The interview was recorded at the base of Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, Arizona September 27th, 2017.