Gomez, Inez Russell 2016-03-15

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This interview features Inez Russell Gomez, a Texas Tech graduate and editor at The Santa Fe New Mexican. Gomez discusses about growing up in Las Vegas, New Mexico before moving to Lubbock, her interest in writing and journalism, and her work at various newspapers across the country.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Inez Russell Gomez

Additional Parties Recorded:n/a

Date: March 15, 2016

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:08:46 (2 hours, 46 minutes)


Background; Moving to Lubbock area; Developing an interest in journalism; Lubbock east side and segregation; Pursuing writing as a career and the University Daily; Standard Times and entertainment writing; San Angelo; Going to Santa Fe; Graduate school; Florida and moving back to New Mexico; Taos and Santa Fe; History of the area; Texas Tech; Music program at Tech and Lubbock music; What’s next? Prospects for local newspapers; Religion in Lubbock and conservatism

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/324741

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