Gonzalez, Manual R 1976-02-23

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Mr. Manual R. Gonzalez recalls early settlement of the area, Fort Stockton, Texas, concentrating on the topic of ethnic relations.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Manual R. Gonzalez

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Date: February 23, 1976

Location: Fort Stockton, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Settlement in Fort Stockton Texas, Ethnic composition, Homesteading, Buena Vista Texas (1908), School, M. R. Gonzalez Grocery (1929), Depression hardships, Description of Fort Stockton, General, Segregation and discrimination against Chicanos, School, Other public places, LULAC, W. G. Moses, Testing segregation practices, Resolution against Chicanos, Bracero labor.

Tape 1, Side 2: Description of Fort Stockton (continued), Segregation and discrimination, Fight for higher education, Salt Lake in Crane Texas area, Salt wagons for Presidio Texas, Buena Vista (1908), Description of town and river, Crops, Oil (1919), Ethnic relations, School discrimination Fort Stockton, Fort Stockton churches, Catholic church.

Range Dates: 1908-1976

Bulk Dates: 1908-1929

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