Trejo, Maggie 1998-06-02

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Former Lubbock, Texas city council member, Maggie Trejo discusses her education, occupations and the city council.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Maggie Trejo

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 02, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1 hour 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Maggie Trejo, background, Born: Morial, Nebraska (July 22, 1941), Parents, Moved to Lubbock, Texas (1945), Occupations, Siblings, Childhood, Father, Suffered sunstroke, Raised by aunts and uncles until age 6, Education, Lubbock, Texas, Support from father, Graduated from Lubbock High School (1961), Jobs, Stores in downtown Lubbock, Picking cotton, Education (again), Texas Tech University, Graduated in 1979, Rheumatic fever (1963-1973), Education (again), Discrimination, Hispanics who went through Lubbock High School.

Tape 1, Side 2: Maggie Trejo (continued), Married (1960), Lived with in-laws, Rheumatic fever (again), Attitude, Occupations (1961-1975), Dr. Freed, Texas Tech University (again), Occupations (again), Worked for State Representative Froy Salinas (1978), Obtained real estate license, Worked for David Garza in his law office (1980-1981), Politics, Lubbock City Council, Discrimination (again), Slaton, Texas drugstore, Lubbock City Council (again), Minority leverage, Victor Hernandez, T. J. Patterson.

Tape 2, Side 1: Lubbock City Council (continued), Accomplishments, Lake Alan Henry, Additional water supply, Bond meetings, Cohesiveness, Economic development, Chamber of Commerce, Business Development Center, Trying to bring new businesses to the area, Finance problems, Traveling, Paries, Maggie Trejo (again), City Council member, Detroit Street expansion, Resigned after completion, Working with Froy Salinas, Helping others, Business ventures.

Tape 2, Side 2: Business ventures (continued), Lubbock Chamber of Commerce (again), Three different chambers, Hispanic community, Maggie Trejo (again), Family, Role models, Support, [This side ends after 10 minutes].

Range Dates: 1941-1998

Bulk Dates: 1961-1998

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