Sarah E. John
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Denver, Colorado in 1909; moved to El Paso in 1938; worked for Mortgage Investment Company; member of the Sierra Club, the El Paso Solar Energy Association, Women's Political Caucus, and the El Paso United Nations organization. She and her sister were involved in a protest against the El Paso Electric Company's nuclear power plant because of the dangers of nuclear waste by using gas stove and heating kerosene lamps, etc.
Summary of Interview
Biographical data; school years; the Depression; move to El Paso in 1938; World War II; how became member of the Sierra Club, the American Friends Service Committee, and the El Paso United Nations organization; protest against the El Paso Electric Company; impressions of El Paso in the past 40 years.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Hortense McIver by Sarah E. John, 1979, "Interview no. 328," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.