Chavez, Luis 2002-09-17

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In this interview Luis Chavez gives account of his life. He speaks about his involvement in sports and particularly his time as an athlete on the Guadalupe Sombreros team during the 1940s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Luis Chavez

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Date: September 17, 2002

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 00:48:59


Introduction; Parental information; Educational background; English as a second language; Initiation of sports in school; Sports uniforms; Uncle’s inspiration; Practice sites and sponsorship; Growth and success of the league; His children and their involvement in sports; Sandlot ball; Playing ball as adults; The Aguilas team; Other sports; Hispanic’s seclusion in desegregated school; Going to college; Counseling issues; Being drafted; Mexican population at Texas Tech; Theatre.

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Transcript: No transcript available

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