Interviewee

Florence C. Melby

Interviewer

Robert H. Novak

Project

El Paso History

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Daughter of Dr. John Cathcart, oldtime El Paso physician who attended wounded Mexican soldiers during the Mexican Revolution, and who also worked with the first X-ray machines in El Paso.

Summary of Interview

Biography; social customs in early El Paso; ethnic relations; founding of the Pan American Round Table; the Mexican Revolution; the Diaz-Taft meeting in 1909; career of her father.

Date of Interview

3-26-1974

Length of Interview

45 minutes

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Tape Number

No. 121

Transcript Number

No. 121

Length of Transcript

12 pages

Date Transcribed

4-1974

Transcriber

Robert H. Novak

Interview Number

No. 121

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