Mojica, Blas 1998-05-06

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Blas Mojica discusses his life and opinions.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Blas Mojica

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 06, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 50 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1 Mojica, Blas, b. in Lockhart, Texas, Parents, Father, A butcher, Grandparents, Escaping political persecution in Mexico, Parents (again), Migrant work, Marriage, Father (again), World War II, Education, Lubbock, Texas, Neighborhood (barrio), Bootlegging and speak easy, Violence, Hispanic community, Changes, Tornado – 1970 – Lubbock, Texas, Discrimination, Education (again), Military, Conference organizations, Issues, Single-member districts, Buffalo Springs Lake Board, Bigotry, Lubbock, Texas (again), Violence (again), Children, Discrimination (again), Lubbock, Texas (again), Neighborhoods, Programs, Fighting over turf, Politics, Voting, Hispanic voice, Political parties, Political issues, Activism, Technology, Education, Research, Knowledge, Hispanic history, Travel, [ends after 20 minutes].

Range Dates: 1938–1998

Bulk Dates: 1938–1998


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