Interviewee

Hortense McIver

Interviewer

Sarah E. John

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in Denver, Colorado in 1909; moved to El Paso in 1938; worked for Mortgage Investment Company; member of the Sierra Club, the El Paso Solar Energy Association, Women's Political Caucus, and the El Paso United Nations organization. She and her sister were involved in a protest against the El Paso Electric Company's nuclear power plant because of the dangers of nuclear waste by using gas stove and heating kerosene lamps, etc.

Summary of Interview

Biographical data; school years; the Depression; move to El Paso in 1938; World War II; how became member of the Sierra Club, the American Friends Service Committee, and the El Paso United Nations organization; protest against the El Paso Electric Company; impressions of El Paso in the past 40 years.

Date of Interview

3-19-1979

Length of Interview

45 minutes

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Tape Number

No. 328

Interview Number

No. 328

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