Dominguez, Robert 1998-11-11

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Robert Dominguez, former President of the Lubbock Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, discusses his life and civic work.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Dominguez

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Date: November 11, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1: President of the Lubbock, Texas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, b. in Dimmitt, Texas on August 31, 1960, Parents, Raised in Plainview, Texas, Parents (again), Father, Worked at the Plainview Co-op Compress, Mother, House-wife, Took a job working in the kitchen at the Heritage HomePlainview, Texas (again), Siblings, 17 year age difference between the oldest and the youngest child, Childhood, Education, Busing, Culture shock, being sent to a different school, Language, Spanish, Learning English, Favorite subjects, Problems in school, Shyness, LEARN Inc., Counselors, College, Financial aid, Texas Tech University, Counselor, T. J. Patterson, Learning life lessons, Job to pay for school, Methodist Hospital, Duties, Discrimination by a supervisor, Banking Career, Republic Bank, Duties, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Becoming active, Elected to be on the board of directors as the financial director, Became a director

Range Dates: 1960-1998

Bulk Dates: 1960-1998

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