America Ramos oral history interview 2011-01-25
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This interview features America Ramos as she discusses her involvement with the fiestas and pageants in Lubbock. In this interview, Ramos describes her life growing up and leaving school to support her family. She then details her fight for getting her children better education. She recounts the pageants she has worked on and her continuing fight to help children that were failed by the education system. America Ramos was also involved in the Lubbock Beauty Pageant Fiesta. She speaks about her life, raising kids, her dream about working as a hairdresser, her experience as a beauty pageant consultant and mentoring kids to pass high school.