Aguerro, Bidal 1985-07-26

From SWC Oral History Collection
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bidal Aguerro discusses aspects of life as a 'Chicano' in Lubbock, Texas: Religious influences, political inequities, drug abuse and Hispanic culture in general.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bidal Aguerro

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 26, 1985

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Yolanda Romero

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Political status, Redistricting, Eliseo Solis, Lubbock County Commissioner (1984), Maggie Trejo, Lubbock City Councilman (1984), Education, Graduation rate, Hispanic teachers, Cultural education, Hispanic culture, Barrios (neighborhoods), Pinatas, Texas Tech University, Chicanos, Conservatism, Assimilation, Assimilation, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Civil Rights activism, Voting Rights activism, El Editor, Staff, Hispanic businesses, El Editor (again), Editorial content verses news, Influence and input of advertisers, Religious columns, Overall goals, Fiestas del Llano, Hispanic Organization of Women

Tape 1, Side 2: Maggie Trejo (again), Discriminatory taxation, Ester Sepeda, Qualifications for public office, Lubbock Police Department, Brutality, Positive changes in recent years, Hispanic officers, Discriminatory law enforcement, Lubbock, Texas, City government, Lack of Hispanics in administrative positions, Texas Tech University (again), Lack of Hispanic administrators, Hispanic women, Advancements, Education, Social, Cultural biases relative to Gender, Abuse, Causes, Cultural aspects, Hispanic culture (again), Passive nature, Effects, Religious influence, Menudazo, El Editor (again), Gilbert Herrera, Drug abuse in Hispanic community

Range Dates: 1970s-1984

Bulk Dates: 1984

Access Information

Original Recording Format:

Recording Format Notes:


Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.