Judy Ann Fuentes
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Migrated to the border in 1962 at the age of ten; educated in both Mexican and American schools; received a B.S. degree at U.T. El Paso; presently is a Spanish teacher.
Summary of Interview
Bigraphical data; life of his family on an hacienda before the Mexican Revolution; life on a small village in Mexico where he grew up; migration to the border area; problems in the classroom with native speakers of Spanish; Border Spanish; life in the United States compared to life in Mexico; feelings upon becoming a United States citizen.
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Interview with Gerardo Chávez by Judy Ann Fuentes, 1979, "Interview no. 641," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.