Delgado, Bonifacio 1976-08-11

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Bonifacio Delgado, executive director of Llano Estacado, speaks of his early life and education, discrimination against Mexican-Americans, problems of migrant workers, and Mexican-American service organizations and social programs, including Llano Estacado.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bonifacio Delgado

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 11, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Zepeda

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Executive Director of Llano Estacado, Early history, Migrant worker, Discrimination, Better treatment in northern states, Education of migrant workers before 1954, Education, Migrant workers, Military service, Problems with English language, Limited advancement in Marines, Deficiencies in knowledge of written English, Chicago, Illinois, Discrimination, Social work in San Antonio, Texas, Operation Ser (1968), Mexican-American consultant firm

Tape 1, Side 2: Lubbock (1973), Enthusiasm of Mexican-Americans, Background of Llano Estacado, Education of Mexican-Americans, Socio-economic scale of Mexican-Americans, Other functions of Llano Estacado, Mexican-American reaction to Governor Dolph Briscoe, Other programs of Llano Estacado, Llano Estacado personnel, Economic Development Project, Delgado and United Presbytery

Tape 2, Side 1: Summer Youth Program, Future of Llano Estacado, Housing program, Health facilities for migrant workers, Legal assistance for Mexican-Americans, Language in education, Fear of making mistakes, Age of term "Chicano", Effectiveness of Legal United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1954-1973

Bulk Dates: 1954-1973

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