Interviewee

Herbert Porras, Jr.

Interviewer

Wilma Cleveland

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

El Paso Attorney. Born in El Paso August 12, 1930; attended Houston Elementary and Austin High schools in El Paso; holds a B. A. degree in Economics; received law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Summary of Interview

Biography; childhood recollections of cultural differences in the 1930's; lack of job opportunities for Chicanos in El Paso; increasing political awareness of Spanish speaking people; role of LULAC in the Chicano community.

Date of Interview

8-31-1968

Length of Interview

1 hour

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Tape Number

No. 13.1

Interview Number

No. 13.1

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