Velasquez, Irasema 1998-04-10

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Irasema Velasquez discusses her involvement in Lubbock community and her career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Irasema Velasquez

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 10, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Born in Harlingen, Texas, Parents moved to the U. S. from Mexico, Siblings, Lubbock, Texas, Education, Activities, Teachers, Wasn’t guided toward colleges and careers, Community service, Southwestern Bell (22 years), Children, Opportunities, Coronado High School (Lubbock), Discrimination, If she experienced it she didn’t know it, Hispanic community, Push to be more involved, Get people to accept themselves, Irasema Velasquez (again), Role models, Career, Southwestern Bell (1974), Lubbock (again), Childhood, Traditions, Christmas, Parents (again), Large family.

Tape 1, Side 2: Irasema Velasquez (continued), Grandparents, Parents (again), Hispanic celebrations, Religion, Opinions, [ends after 10 minutes].

Range Dates: 1960s-1998

Bulk Dates: 1970s-1998

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