Oral History Interview with Eulalio Calderon, July 28, 2016

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Eulalio "Lalo" Calderon speaks about his early years in San Felipe schools and the community coming together to build some of the structures within the school district. Calderon speaks to the reasons why San Felipe lost out on the kids from Laughlin AFB. The federal government provided additional funds, per student, for every base kid that attended a particular school. Calderon speaks of how San Felipe superintendent, J.B. Pena, signed an agreement with Del Rio superintendent that allowed the base kids to go to the Del Rio school district.

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Calderon, Eulalio; Arionus, Steve & Sinta, Vinicio July 28, 2016.

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Eulalio "Lalo" Calderon speaks about his early years in San Felipe schools and the community coming together to build some of the structures within the school district. Calderon speaks to the reasons why San Felipe lost out on the kids from Laughlin AFB. The federal government provided additional funds, per student, for every base kid that attended a particular school. Calderon speaks of how San Felipe superintendent, J.B. Pena, signed an agreement with Del Rio superintendent that allowed the base kids to go to the Del Rio school district.

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6 video recordings (45 min., 18 sec.) : sd., col. ; digital

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  • July 28, 2016

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Calderon, Eulalio; Arionus, Steve & Sinta, Vinicio. Oral History Interview with Eulalio Calderon, July 28, 2016, video, July 28, 2016; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth987618/: accessed December 4, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library.

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