De Lira, Fidela Perez 2009-11-14
This interview features Fidela Perez De Lira as she discusses her life growing up in Lubbock, and working in the medical field as a nurse. In this interview, Fidela describes why her family moved to Lubbock and what it was like growing up in the town. She then moves on to explain how she got into college, her career, and her involvement with Los Tertulianos. She was one of the first members of Los Tertulianos, the first minority group at Texas Tech.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Fidela "Fifi" Perez De Lira
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Date: November 14, 2009
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Introduction; Parents; Grandparents; Move to Lubbock, Texas; Life in West Texas; Friendship High School; Love for science; Helping the family; Scholarship to Texas Tech; Work for family Physician; Methodist Nursing School; After graduation; Marriage; Move to California; Critical care nursing; Case Management; HMO hospital; Involvement at Texas Tech; Beginning of the Los Tertulianos; Success of the Los Tertulianos; Chavez and Safeway; Decision to go to college; Retirement; Reflecting on childhood and college; Painting classes; Memory boxes; Charitable activities.
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: CD copy available to listen in reading room
Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361861
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