Kyle, Delma 1973-05-19
Former border patrolman Delma Kyle discusses the deportation of Mexicans in the Lubbock area during the 1930s and describes Lubbock area labor camps.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Delma Kyle
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: May 19, 1973
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Andrew A. Tijerina
Length: 35 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Work with Border Patrol reviewed,
Immigration Law of 1924,
Deportation and enforcement discussed,
Lubbock County Border Patrol activities (1930s),
Deportation problems and facts noted,
Illegal aliens and braceros (1955-1964),
Routes taken by illegal aliens and migrants given,
Bracero program discussed,
Lubbock labor camps located and described,
Agricultural labor costs discussed.
Tape 1, Side 2: Agricultural labor costs (continued),
Attitudes of farmers and Mexican-Americans toward "wetbacks" and the braceros recalled.
Range Dates: 1924-1964
Bulk Dates: 1924-1964
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