Janeway, Mrs Robert Mrs Howard W Schmidt and Joe B Pate 1968-06-14

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In separate telephone interviews, Mrs. Janeway, Mrs. Schmidt and Joe Pate discuss the 1961 Good Neighbor tour of Mexico and the Bracero program.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Robert Janeway, Mrs. Howard W. Schmidt, and Joe B. Pate

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 14, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Duncan Muckelroy

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Robert Janeway [speaker], Good Neighbor tour of Mexico, Francisco Gonzales organizer, United State Information Library, Bilingual education, Communications center, Exchange program, Francisco Gonzales (again), Discrimination incident Lubbock, Bracero program, Tour of Mexico (again), Communist activity in Mexico.

Tape 1, Side 2: [First half of reel blank], Mrs. Howard W. Schmidt [speaker], Good Neighbor tour of Mexico (again), Francisco Gonzales (again), South Plains Lions Club, Vercuna Mexico, Met Mexican President Meteas, Mateas and U. S. President Eisenhower met, Francisco Gonzales (again), Braceros, Discrimination incident, Lubbock (again), Assistant Consul (Mexico).

Tape 2, Side 1: Mrs. Howard Schmidt (continued), Discrimination incident (continued), Joe B. Pate [speaker], Bracero program (again), Mechanization of cotton harvesting, Indian labor, Bracero program (again), Costs to farmers, Demand for labor, Dependability of Braceros, First used (1949), High cotton production, Labor costs, Opposition, Regulations, Migrant laborers, Bracero program (again), Treatment of Braceros, Discrimination incident, Lubbock (again).

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Tape 3, Side 1: Joe B. Pate (continued), Discrimination incident (continued), Bracero program (again), Ed Dean, Cotton Mathing, Mr. Belindo, Opposition from National Farmers Union, Support, Texas Farmers’ Union, Catholic Church, J. D. Smith, Plains Cotton Growers, Purpose and activities.

Tape 3, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1949-1961

Bulk Dates: 1949-1961

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