Socorro Senior High School Students
Sombras del Pasado: Interviews with Residents of Socorro and San Elizario, Texas.
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Recollections of several Socorro and San Elizario residents interviewed by Socorro Senior High School students. Sponsor: Ms. Julia Kumor, English Teacher. Include culture, folklore and traditions of the area. 31 individual interviews
Summary of Interview
Topics from the collection include: Adobe (M, R, S); Antiques (G); Aztec Tribe (Q); Muertos (H, I, L); Easter: 'Way of the Cross' (E); El Paso Times (W); Ghost Stories (A, B); Grutas (O); Historical Sights (G); Holidays (F); Making corn tortillas with a metate (Y); Matachines (EE); Missions (G, I, L, BB); Moon Ranch (C); Rodeos (T); San Elizario History (AA); Santos (G); Socorro History (K); Weddings (U); Wood-carving (Q, S); Wood lay (N). Many of the interviews may also contain general overviews of Socorro and San Elizario general history.
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Listen to the Interview
Interview with Socorro and San Elizario, Texas by Socorro Senior High School Students, 1978, "Interview no. 454," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.