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Violet Uriarte
Gretchen Holbert
Elko, NV
8/5/87

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Violet Uriarte

Violet Uriarte lived during her childhood in the Star Hotel in Eureka, NV. Her brother is Louis Uriarte.

In this interview, Violet talks about her life and where she went after spending so long in the Star Hotel. She gives her opinion on what her family was like, including what Louis is like and who he reminds her of. In addition to what Louis covered, Violet talks about her parents divorce and how it affected her family.

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Violet's Life, the Star Hotel (10:31)
Louis, Her Mother (8:43)
After the Commercial Hotel (6:56)
How She Liked Hotel Life (5:21)
Living in the Santa Fe Hotel (Reno) (8:38)
More About Violet's Mother (8:33)
Violet's Later Life (3:24)
 

Keywords in Order of Appearance

Places

People

Topics

Years

Reno
Elko
Ely
Austin
Spain
Rosie Huerrera
Louis Uriarte
The Hunter Children
Ely Hotel
food
Commercial Hotel
Elko Coffee Shop
Santa Fe Hotel
Overland Hotel
Toscano Hotel
Spanish Civil War
Reno Basque Club
1956
1951
1969
1979
1972
1971

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