Interviewee

Pete Leyva

Interviewer

Oscar J. Martinez

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in Presidio, Texas in 1984; spent his early years in Marfa and El Paso; held several jobs, including playing semi-pro baseball; publicity man for southwest area racetracks.

Summary of Interview

Biographical data; education; early job experiences; travelling on freight trains; experiences during World War I; the Mexican Revolution and his experiences as an interpreter for Pancho Villa; playing semi-pro baseball; experiences working in gambling house in Tijuana; discrimination.

Date of Interview

7-20-1976

Length of Interview

2 hours

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Tape Number

No. 312

Transcript Number

No. 312

Length of Transcript

53 pages

Interview Number

No. 312

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