Soza, Dolares P 1975-12-04

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Dolores Soza recalls life in the West Texas towns of Shafter, Presidio and Marfa, and tells of his various occupations.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dolares P. Soza

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 04, 1975

Location: Marfa, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Genealogy, Family homes, Family described, Schools at Shafter and Presidio, Texas, Sacred Heart Church, Shafter, Texas, Early recollections of Shafter, Employment, Mine workers, Processing ore, Move to Presidio, Texas (1930), Employment, Closing silver mine (1942), Business records, Marriage to Estefana Dawson (December 5, 1925), Children, Move to Marfa, Texas (August 1943), Purchase of mercantile (1951), Area descendant of Theodore Roosevelt, Memories of the Depression.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1925-1951

Bulk Dates: 1925-1951

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