Casteneda, Alfonso and Carmen 1977-03-11

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Mr. and Mrs. Casteneda talk about their family history and the role of Mexican-Americans in the United States, and on the South Plains.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alfonso and Carmen Casteneda

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: March 11, 1977

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David G. Zepeda

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Parents, Grandparents, Immigration to United States, Education, Children, Discrimination, Economic related, Army Air Corps, Discrimination

Tape 1, Side 2: Discrimination (continued), El Paso, Texas, Married (1958), Travel to foreign countries, Reception of Mexicans, Seattle, Washington, Discrimination, Employment, California, Hawaii, El Paso, Texas, Brownsville, Texas, Inequality of schools, Lubbock, Texas (1973), Southwest, Discrimination in real estate, "Chicano"

Tape 2, Side 1: "Chicano" (continued), Mexican culture, Interest, Children's pride, Froy Salinas, Texas House of Representatives, Mexican-Americans in politics, Television and radio programs in Spanish, Movie series similar to "Roots", Children, Musical talent

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1958-1977

Bulk Dates: 1958-1977

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