History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Student at Texas Western College 1952-56; president of student body 1955-56; mayor of El Paso.
Summary of Interview
Describes TWC in 1950s, the dedicated teaching of the faculty, and race relation on campus; describes famous alligator prank and a panty raid; explains role of fraternities and sororities in campus life of the 1950s; lists accomplishments as mayor of El Paso.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Donald S. Henderson by Carole Barasch, 1989, "Interview no. 784," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.