Sarah E. John
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Mexico, American father and a Mexican mother, grew up in mining towns in Coahuila; spent adult life in El Paso.
Summary of Interview
Discusses her childhood in Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, with particular emphaiss on experiences during the Mexican Revolution; recalls the 1920's and 30's in El Paso, speakeasies and local distillers during the prohibition years and the Depression.
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Interview with Louise Gates by Sarah E. John, 1978, "Interview no. 726," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.