Cavazos, Jesus 1998-08-16

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Jesus Cavazos discusses his life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jesus Cavazos

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Date: August 16, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1: Cavazos, Jesus, b. January 4, 1935 in Elsa, Texas, Parents, From Mexico, Farms, Small farmers, Cavazos, Jesus (again), Father, Hard working man, Proud man, Education, College, 1954 & 1965, Pan American University, Discrimination, Siblings, Accounting degree, 1973, Siblings (again), 13 years of civil service work, Army, Post office, United States Department of Agriculture (U. S. D. A.), Internal Revenue Service (I. R. S.), 1972-1992 , Revenue agent, Audit small returns, Lubbock, Texas, 1974, People, Friendly, Not many Hispanic business owners, Politics, Problems, Hispanic culture, Animosity, Youth, Cavazos, Jesus (again), Children, Wife, Education (again)

Range Dates: 1935-1998

Bulk Dates: 1972-1998

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