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Reminiscences of Maria Georgina Lopez Zambrano : oral history, 2001-2003.

Creator: Lopez Zambrano, Maria Georgina, 1942-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 84 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (75, 80 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Lower Manhattan Food Cart Vendor.

Scope and Contents

Born Bogotá, Colombia, immigration to Queens, NY, separation from family, career: teacher in Colombia, childcare work in U.S., caretaker, vendor near World Trade Center [WTC]; blindness; coping strategies; 9/11:smells and sounds, aid to woman whose child died in WTC, fear of looting, transportation difficulties; post-9/11: economic hardship, fear of crowds, importance of friends; Commission for the Blind assistance: insurance, refusing loan, English and computer classes; dissent regarding Iraq War.

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