Chavez, Tony 1976-09-14

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Tony Chavez discusses the problems faced by Mexican-American residents in the Southwest.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Tony Chavez

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Date: September 14, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David G. Zepeda

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, El Paso, Texas, Parents, Born, Mexico, Farmers, To United States (1920), Education, El Paso, Texas, Army, Policy department (1967), University of Texas at El Paso, Discrimination, Social, Academic, Jobs, Army, Germany, Police Department (El Paso), Civil Service exams, Chicano Law Students, Purpose of organization, Lubbock, Texas, Discrimination, Clubs, Texas Tech University, Chicano organizations, Political opportunity, City contests

Tape 1, Side 2: "Chicano", Origin, Chicano attorneys, West Texas area

Range Dates: 1920-1976

Bulk Dates: 1920-1967

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