Virgilio H. Sánchez, Oscar J. Martínez, and Mario Galdos
Border Labor History
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Director of the Labor Advocate, labor-oriented newspaper in El Paso
Summary of Interview
Came to El Paso in 1920, an orphan; remembers the Prohibition era; has been a printer all of his life and has worked for several local newspapers; began with the Labor Advocate during the Depression; discusses Peyton Packing Company, Fara and ASARCO local strikes, including leaders for and against these strikes.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour 40 minutes
Interview with Marvin Shady by Virgilio H. Sánchez, Oscar J. Martínez, and Mario Galdos, 1979, "Interview no. 388," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.