Oscar J. Martinez
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
(Linguist with Wycliffe Bible Translators) Born in Graham, Texas in 1939; attended grade school and high school Alpine, Texas; received bachelor's and master's degrees from Texas Western College (now UTEP).
Summary of Interview
Growing up in Alpine, Texas; involvement with paracaidistas in Juarez; border incidents; work as a linguist among the Tarahumara Indians, 1964-1976; life among the Tarahumaras.
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Interview with Don Burgess by Oscar J. Martinez, 1977, "Interview no. 423," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.