Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Longtime resident of Ysleta, Member of El Paso City Council.
Summary of Interview
Childhood experiences in Canutillo and Ysleta; adolescent years; the social segregation of Anglos and Mexican-Americans at Ysleta High School in the 1950s; why she did not attend college; her employment history; family life and traditions; changes in Ysleta during the past forty years; community involvement; reflections on her public service.
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Interview with Alicia Chacon by Carmen Montes, 1984, "Interview no. 752," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.