DeLeon, Linda 1998-04-28

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Linda De Leon discusses her life and involvement with the Lubbock school board.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Linda DeLeon

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Date: April 28, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1: Leon, Maria Herlinda "Linda", b. on August 22, 1952 in Lubbock, Texas, Parents, Education, Siblings, Childhood, Celebrations, 15th birthday tradition, Catholic, Education (again), Schools attended, Graduated from high school in 1971, Texas Tech University, 2 years, Jobs, Activities, Catholic Youth Organization, Children, Importance of education, School, Lubbock Independent School District, School Board, Meetings, Ran for school board and won, Single-member districts, School board members, Vouchers, Started maintenance budget, Installing air-conditioning, Single-member districts (again), Lawsuit against members, Busing discrimination, Building a school, Problems, Magnet Programs, Discrimination against minorities, School Board (again), District lines, Moses, Dr. Mike, Being vocal, School Board (again), Closed meetings, Posting meeting agendas, Civic and community activities, Lubbock, Texas, Church, Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, Political, Democratic Party, Running for a political office, Attending National Democratic Convention, Voting

Range Dates: 1952-1998

Bulk Dates: 1952-1998

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