Garza, Gonzalo 2014-09-11

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This interview features Gonzalo Garza, who discusses his early life, upbringing, career, the American G.I Forum, and experiences with the civil rights struggle in Lubbock.

Contents

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Gonzalo Garza

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: September 11, 2014

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1:22:52


Abstract

Childhood, migrant work, military career, Involvement in American G.I. Forum, Becoming President of the G.I. Forum, Pancho Claus, Lubbock politics in the early seventies, Personal memories of Lubbock activists, Members of the G.I. Forum, veterans, LULAC, education, Location of Hispanics in Lubbock and elsewhere, Modern race issues


Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


Links

Click for transcript: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/304370



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