Garcia, Mariano 1976-11-15

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Mr. Mariano Garcia recounts his family history and discusses the progress of Mexican-Americans in Lubbock, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mariano Garcia

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Date: November 15, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David G. Zepeda

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born Fort Sumner New Mexico (1937), Parents from Santa Rosa New Mexico, Family origins, Education in New Mexico, Arrival in Lubbock (1956), City-County Health Department, American G. I. Forum, Past President, Scholarships, Veterans Outreach, Senator Ralph Yarborough, Support for tornado victims.

Tape 1, Side 2: Comparison of discrimination, Fort Sumner and Lubbock, Educational progress, Bilingual program, Need for knowing both languages, Pride in Mexican-American heritage, "Chicano".

Range Dates: 1937-1976

Bulk Dates:1937-1976

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