Oscar J. Martinez
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Border Patrol Agent.
Summary of Interview
Impressions of migrant poverty along the border; incidents in connection with apprehension of aliens, including attempt on his life; work on the Canadian border with Hungarian refugees in 1956; work as u.s. Marshall during James Meredith's entry into the University of Mississippi in 1962, including violent confrontations with white protesters.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Harold D. Frakes by Oscar J. Martinez, 1978, "Interview no. 698," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.