History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Mrs. Lawson was the first black professor and Dr. Lawson was the first black Ph.D. at UTEP
Summary of Interview
How they first came to E1 Paso; how Mrs. Lawson first applied at the English Department, problems involved, and relations with students and faculty; how Dr. Lawson first applied at the physics department problems involved, and relations with faculty and adminstrators; how Dr. Lawson became Dean of Science in 1975; the Lawsons' experiences and those of their Children in El Paso compared to other places; people who have had an influence on their lives.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Marjorie Lawson and Juan Lawson by Rebecca Craver, 1984, "Interview no. 667," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.