Garcia, Armando 1998-09-29

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Armando Garcia talks about his life especially his education.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Armando Garcia

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Date: September 29, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1: Garcia Armando b. December 12 1947, Parents, From Fort Stockton Texas, Migrated to Lubbock Texas in the 1940s, Took 3 days to get from Ft. Stockton to Lubbock, Now it is a four-hour drive, Cotton crops, Grandparents, Siblings, Father , Sharecropper: cotton crop, Education, Had to pick-up English quickly, Friendship Schools, Rode the bus, Farming, Location, Onion crop, Father (again), Occupation, Education (again), Parents (again), Father (again), Musical talent, Mother (again), Spoke English without an accent, Began working & traveling with a doctor and his family 12, Married 19, Jobs, Babysat and cleaned houses, Views on education, Texas Tech University, Finding employment, Occupations within the education field, Teaching certification, Discrimination, Friends, Mentors, Counselor, High school experience, Ethnic diversity, College experience, Studying, Stressing, Protesting, Public Education, Bilingual education, Garcia, Armando (again), Occupation, Family , Future of today’s youth, Opportunities for Hispanics, Education, Politics.

Range Dates: 1947-1998

Bulk Dates: 1947-1998

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