De Leon, Hector 1976-09-02

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Hector De Leon discusses his life on the South Plains, and he talks about the Mexican-American citizens of the area, especially students and businessmen, and COMA.

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Interviewee Name: Hector De Leon

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Date: September 2, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Zepeda

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early history, Discrimination in Rio Grande Valley and on South Plains, Parent's education, Education, Service in Vietnam, Discrimination in Deleon's schooling, Commercial art business (1972), Mexican-Americans in business today, Organization of Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce (COMA), COMA's affiliation with Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC), Attitude of customers toward Deleon

Tape 1, Side 2: Chicano businessmen in Lubbock, COMA, Stresses bilingualism, As center of community activities, As aid to consumers

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