Javier Enrique Salgado
World War II
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Native El Pasoan, student at St. Joseph's Academy, 1941-1945.
Summary of Interview
Family background; memories of World War II years while high school student at St. Joseph's Academy in El Paso; Pearl Harbor; employment in El Paso during and after the war; serviceman brother's returning on leave; reactions in El Paso when war was over; rationing, avoiding rationing by shopping in Juarez; discrimination towards Hispanics by local businesses.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Cecilia Concha by Javier Enrique Salgado, 1993, "Interview no. 803," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.