De Leon, Nephtali 1973-05-17

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Nephtali De Leon, Hispanic citizen of Lubbock, describes his experiences with Mexican-American protests and expresses his opinions of bilingual education and political and social terms.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Nephtali De Leon

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Date: May 17, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andrew Tijerina

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Move to Lubbock related, Prejudice recalled, Barrios, labor camp described, Anecdotes on school experiences, Attitudes on bilingual education and general education expressed, Origins and purpose of La Voz, Lubbock High School walk out recalled, Police brutality claimed, Marcha de Fe described

Tape 1, Side 2: Marcha de Fe (continued), Elementary and junior high school walk outs discussed, Attitudes toward the terms "chicano" and "Mexican-American" expressed

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