De Vaney, Elvon 1974-03-09

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Elvon De Vaney, a former bracero director, discusses the bracero program in Texas.

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Interviewee Name: Elvon De Vaney

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Date: March 9, 1974

Location: Dimmitt, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives background, Born in 1934 in Texas, Childhood remembered, Association with labor discussed, Became director of bracero program, Management of labor described

Tape 1, Side 2: Continues discussion of bracero program, New labor camps noted, Comments on expenses of bracero program, West Texas Labor Association recalled, Notes experiences with braceros, Insurance companies mentioned and insurance problems recounted

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