Interviewee

Louise Gates

Interviewer

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.

Date of Interview

12-19-1978

Length of Interview

4 hours

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Tape Number

No. 726

Transcript Number

No. 726

Length of Transcript

96 pages

Interview Number

No. 726

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