Interviewee

Anonymous

Interviewer

Yvonne Gomez Nelson

Project

Class Assignment

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Lifelong resident of El Paso and taxicab driver for 40 years.

Summary of Interview

Childhood in Mexico and in South El Paso; his father's death during the Mexican Revolution; early employment as shoeshine boy, news carrier, and Western Union messenger; dances during teenage years; marriage; and some experiences of 40 years as a taxicab driver in El Paso.

Note: Partial transcript only. Two tapes not transcribed.

Tape II- (not transcribed) Effects of prohibition, the Depression, and World War II on his life in El Paso.

Tape III- (not transcribed) Married life, retirement, comments on illegal aliens and additional information on early El Paso.

Date of Interview

8-8-1978

Length of Interview

2 hours and 50 minutes

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Tape Number

No. 755

Transcript Number

No. 755

Length of Transcript

19 pages

Transcriber

Yvonne Gomez-Nelson

Interview Number

No. 755

Terms of Use

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