Ramón Adame


John H. McNeely and Tom Hoggan

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Born in El Paso, June 16, 1926; Raised in South El Paso; "Monche Adame"; Director of Aliviame, Inc.

Summary of Interview

Biography; educational experiences in Juarez and El Paso; experiences with narcotics and eventual self-rehabilitation; Aliviane, Inc; ethnic breakdown of drug users; relationship of marijuana and other drugs; life in El Paso during 1940s; pushers; his role in the drug organization; ease of bringing drugs accross the border; history of marijuana use in U.S. and Mexico; effects of marijuana.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour

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Tape Number

No. 140

Interview Number

No. 140

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