Interview with Beatriz Prieto "Betty" Abdmishani, September 13, 2011

Project: Recuerdos: Latinos in Lexington, Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

In this interview, Beatriz "Betty" Prieto Abdmishani, a Lexington, Kentucky librarian, talks about her life as a child in Cuba, then leaving Cuba during the revolution to live in Miami, Florida. She discusses cultural changes for her and her family. Abdmishani also describes her life as young wife and mother during the Iranian Revolution and returning to the United States, only to leave again for Iran to help her husband come to the United States. In closing, she discusses her family's move from Kentucky to Oregon and back to Kentucky.

Interview Accession

2011oh218_rec002

Interviewee Name

Beatriz Prieto "Betty" Abdmishani

Interviewer Name

Reinette F. Jones

Interview Date

2011-09-13

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Abdmishani, Beatriz Prieto Interview by Reinette F. Jones. 13 Sep. 2011. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Abdmishani, B.P. (2011, September 13). Interview by R. F. Jones. Recuerdos: Latinos in Lexington, Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Abdmishani, Beatriz Prieto, interview by Reinette F. Jones. September 13, 2011, Recuerdos: Latinos in Lexington, Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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