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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

ORAL HISTORY

Gabby Oropez Perez


Gorditas Zacatecanas (Algiers Pulga)

Gorditas Zacatecanas

Gabby Oropez Perez helps run Gorditas Zacatecanas, with two sisters, brother, and her mother, Imelda Garcia. Perez prefers to work as the cashier in the family-run business, but also specializes in making beverages like juices, licuados, and raspados.

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Gabby Oropez Perez ayuda a manejar Gorditas Zacatecanas, con sus dos hermanas, su hermano y su madre (Imelda Garcia). Perez prefiere trabajar como cajera en el negocio familiar, pero también se especializa en hacer bebidas como jugos, licuados y raspados.

Date of interview:
2017-06-30

Interviewer:
Sarah Fouts & Fernando Lopez

Photographer:
Fernando Lopez

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