Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
El Paso Attorney. Born in El Paso August 12, 1930; attended Houston Elementary and Austin High schools in El Paso; holds a B. A. degree in Economics; received law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Summary of Interview
Biography; childhood recollections of cultural differences in the 1930's; lack of job opportunities for Chicanos in El Paso; increasing political awareness of Spanish speaking people; role of LULAC in the Chicano community.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Herbert Porras, Jr. by Wilma Cleveland, 1968, "Interview no. 13.1," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.