Martinez, Rudy 1976-09-16

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Rudy Martinez speaks of his career as an upholsterer and of his role in the Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Rudy Martinez

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 16, 1976

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: David Zepeda

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Born in Mexico, Parents’ educations, Move to Tulia, Texas (1956), Education, Upholstery training, Move to Illinois, Marriage (1964), Move to Plainview, Texas, Setting up upholstery business, Mexican-American Chamber of Commerce, Help outside Plainview, Lubbock, Texas, Charter, Business climate in Plainview, September 16th celebration, Meaning of the word "Chicano", Not Mexican nationalists.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1956-1976

Bulk Dates: 1956-1976

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