Oscar J. Martinez
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Retired Doctor of Optometry and former owner of Franklin Optical.
Summary of Interview
Biographical data; school years; College of Mines; Mexican Revolution; job experiences; the Depression; Prohibition; the word Chicano; opinions on the Chicano Movement and undocumented workers; old El Paso streetcars; the Chinese community in El Paso; entertainment in old El Paso; some old-time El Paso doctors.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour 30 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Bernardo Villegas by Oscar J. Martinez, 1977, "Interview no. 420," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.