Virgilio H. Sanchez
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Teacher, administrator, social worker, counselor, chairperson of Historical Society in Edinburg, Texas.
Summary of Interview
Recollections of her father as a Confederate soldier and Ku Klux Klan member; remembers her grandmother made Klan gowns; witnessed part of the Mexican Revolution in Brownsville, Texas; lived on a plantation where Mexicans were hired; lived on the border during Prohibition, the 1918 Flu Epidemic, and the Depression; social customs.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour 5 minutes
Listen to the Interview
Interview with Anne Magee by Virgilio H. Sanchez, 1978, "Interview no. 349," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.