Chavez, Genaro 1998-08-19

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Genaro Chavez discusse his life and career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Genaro Chavez

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Date: August 19, 1998

Location: Austin, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes


Tape 1: Chavez, Genaro, b. in Lubbock, Texas on April 9, 1947, parents, father died in 1950 of tuberculiosis, mother, siblings, education, graduated from h. s. in 1965, Texas Tech University in 1971, Hispanic population, Alpha Phi Omega, Jobs during college, Bartender, Married, Tornado, 1970, Lubbock, Texas (again), Neighborhood redevelopment program, Washington, D. C., Jobs, Lubbock, Texas (again), Highway Department, Interstate 27, Expansion through Lubbock, Right-of-way, LULAC, Single-member district lawsuit, Community activities, Organizations, LULAC (again), Board memberships, Lubbock, Texas (again), Discrimination, Neighborhood, School, Education (again), Guidance by school counselor to further education, Texas Tech University (again), Bartender (again), Buying a car, Working in oil fields, Dr. Cavasos

Tape 1, Side 2: Dr. Cavasos (again), Nomination of Educator of the Year, Opinions, Education (again), Upward Bound, Talent Search, [ends after 10 minutes]

Range Dates: 1947-1998

Bulk Dates: 1971-1998

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