World War II
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Anthony, New Mexico, 1933; grew up on a cotton farm during World War II.
Summary of Interview
Recounts life on the farm and experience of the World War II homefront; shares perceptions of the meaning of the war; feeling in the family regarding older siblings who were in the service; experience of rationing, attitudes toward a German family in the area; Discusses the POW camp established in Anthony, Texas to provide labor for cotton farms.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Albert Lucero by Charles Ambler, 1993, "Interview no. 801," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.