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Member of refugee family during the era of the Mexican Revolution; attended the College of Mines in the 1930s.
Summary of Interview
Why her family had to leave Mexico and come to the United States in 1916; settlement in El Paso; her schooling at St. Mary's, Loretto and El Paso High; her attendance at the Texas College of Mines; work as a teacher; some Mexican American graduates from the College of Mines and their careers; professors; sports; dances. Length
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Interview with María Elena García Connolly by Debra García, 1984, "Interview no. 694," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.