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Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Forestal, Mario, 1985-. Or Oral History Interview and Collection, 2011.
MSU Archives Collection 1783

Forestal, Mario, 1985-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 2011. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1783. 2 folders and 1 audiofile.


The Mario Forestal collection consists of an audio recording, biographical form, and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Forestal and Zeara Alvarez in April 2011. Forestal attended Minnesota State University, Mankato from 2008-2010. In this interview, Forestal talks about his first time on campus, his daily campus activities, and what an education means to him.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Mario Forestal was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Miami Central Senior High School in 2004, and then attended El Camino College in California. He was recruited to play football at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and transferred to Mankato in 2008. He graduated in Spring 2010 with his Bachelor's in International Relations, and is currently a graduate student in the Communications department. Forestal has one son.


There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Forestal, Mario, 1985-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 2011. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1783, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Mario Forestal donated this collection on April 12, 2011.

Processed By:

Zeara Alvarez processed this collection in May 2011.

Related Collections:

Visit the Tell Your MSU Story website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Forestal, Mario,1985-, interviewee.
Forestal, Mario--Interviews.
Alvarez, Zeara, 1975, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.
College athletes.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1783



Oral History Interview, Audiofile, 2011



Transcript, Biography File, and Photographs, 2011



Audio CD, 2011