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Voces of a Pandemic Oral History Collection

Identifier: UNO-0265

Content Description

Collection of oral history interviews on the experiences of Latinx peoples in Omaha during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Interviews collected by Office of Latino and Latin American Studies (OLLAS) Director Cristián Doña-Reveco in partnership with University of Texas at Austin Voces Oral History Project. Most interviews were conducted by Director Doña-Reveco. Some interviews were conducted by Dr. Isabelle Beulaygue.

22 of 23 interviews summarized in both English and Spanish. The English interviews are transcribed in English; transcripts are synced in OHMS and interviews are indexed. The Spanish interviews are transcribed in both Spanish and English; transcripts are linked in OHMS but not synced or indexed at this time.

Interviews available online include: Abbie Kretz, Abril Garcia, Alberto Varas, Athena Ramos, Carolina Ripp George, Cristina Castro Matukewicz, Dulce Castañeda, Dulce Sherman, Fredy Rincon (audio only), Guadalupe Rivera, Guadalupe Sanchez, Juan Carlos Veloso #1, Juan Carlos Veloso #2, Karen Pesek, Laura Contreras, Monserrat Cardenas, Marcos Mora, Marta Sonia Londono, Olga Navedo, Nayeli Lopez, Paco Fuentes, and Roxana Cortes Mills.

Interview not yet available online: Armando De Alba.


  • Creation: July 1, 2020-March 10, 2022


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

The Conditions Governing Access policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at

Conditions Governing Use

The Conditions Governing Use policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at


24.1 Gigabytes (259 files, 13 folders) : mp4, mp3, pdf, docx

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian


Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Physical Location

Materials are located in HCC Attic and SharePoint.

Custodial History

Transferred via OneDrive by Cristián Dona-Reveco on May 25, 2021.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies held by University of Texas at Austin, Voces Oral History Center, as part of the Voces of a Pandemic Stories collection.

Condition Description

MP4, MP3, JPG, PDF, and Word documents.


Conversaćiónes: Latino and Latina Voices of Omaha is part of UNO Libraries' strategic priority to cultivate, share, and preserve digital resources and scholarship. Conversaćiónes is funded in part by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and UNO’s Office of Research and Creative Activity. The UNO Libraries' Eugene S. and Sunny M. Thomas Fund for Innovation provided matching funds.

Voces of a Pandemic Oral History Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States