Halfmann, Curtis T 1999-03-29

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Catholic priest Curtis Halfmann talks about his ministry work in West Texas and migrant farm workers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Curtis T. Halfmann

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Date: March 29, 1999

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel U. Sanchez

Length: 40 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1: Halfmann Curtis, Ministry work, Lubbock Texas, Migrant farm workers, Tahoka Texas, Attending services, Living conditions, Learning to speak Spanish, Migrant farm workers (again), Relationship with local residents, Salinas Froy, Lubbock Texas (again), Families of early Hispanic settlers, Migrant farm workers (again), Discrimination, Lubbock Texas (again), Catholic Church, San Jose Church, Halfmann Curtis (again), Lubbock, Texas (again), Places worked, Arnett-Benson, Building a new church, Civil rights movement, Protests, Labor strikes, Catholic Church support, City Government, Involvement, Tornado of 1970, Catholic Welfare, Red Cross, Destruction, West Texas Organizing Strategy, Education, Importance, Catholic schools, Benefits, Head Start.

Range Dates: 1960s-1999

Bulk Dates: 1960s-1999


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