Oral History Interview, Rose (Toby) Salvidar (1575)
Salvidar, Rose (Toby)
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In her 2016 interview with Pat Calchina, Toby Saldivar details her life before coming to Madison and her time in Madison from 1971, till the present. Toby speaks briefly of her life in Texas and Mexico. In Madison, she details the various businesses she started and ultimately, her career in carpentry. Toby talks at length about the pain she has carried in her life from sexual abuse and the death of two siblings in a car fire. She also talks about alcohol abuse and her recovery. Finally, Toby talks about her organization, “Dykes on Bikes,” which still exists today.
Grape Boycott, Green Bay Wisconsin, bilingual interpreter, sexual abuse, lesbian counselor, paramedic, abortion, Hawk Builders, Vogel Builders, Tropical Paradise
In this interview, Toby Salvidar discusses her life before coming to Madison where she grew up in Texas and Mexico. She also details her career in carpentry and her struggles she had throughout her life. To learn more about this oral history, download & review the index first (or transcript if available). It will help determine which audio file(s) to download & listen to.