Interviewee

Helen O'Shea Keleher

Interviewer

Rosemary C. Stoelzel

Project

Class Project

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in 1894 in Denver, Colorado; came to El Paso with her family in 1898; attended Mesa School (later Bailey School), El Paso High, and graduated from Loretto Academy in Las Cruces, New Mexico; administrator for Rio Vista Farm.

Summary of Interview

Life history of Mrs. Keleher's father, John L. O'Shea, superintendent of railroad building in the Alamoqordo area; recollections of Alamogordo and Cloudcroft in the early days; recollections of early El Paso; recollections of the Depression years; work with Rio Vista Farm, home for neglected children

Date of Interview

7-31-1984

Tape Number

No. 659

Transcript Number

No. 659

Length of Transcript

1 hour and 30 minutes

Interview Number

No. 659

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

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