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Oral History Interview with Antonio Orendain, June 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Antonio Orendain, civil rights activist and founder of the Texas Farm Workers Union (TFWU), from McAllen, Texas. In the interview, Orendain discusses his childhood and family background, working with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and the National Farm Workers Association in California, migrant farm workers, founding the TFWU, and his long career as a labor activist.
Date: June 22, 2015
Creator: Enriquez, Sandra & Orendain, Antonio
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Felipe Peralta, July 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Felipe Peralta, community activist from El Paso, Texas. In the interview, Peralta discusses his childhood and education, the Chamizal Treaty, student activism, community organizations, race relations, politics, the Chicano movement, and labor unions.
Date: July 22, 2015
Creator: Peralta, Felipe & Enriquez, Sandra
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Antonio Orendain, June 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Antonio Orendain, civil rights activist and founder of the Texas Farm Workers Union (TFWU), from McAllen, Texas. In the interview, Orendain discusses his childhood and family background, working with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and the National Farm Workers Association in California, migrant farm workers, founding the TFWU, and his long career as a labor activist.
Date: June 22, 2015
Creator: Orendain, Antonio & Enriquez, Sandra
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Andrew Melontree, June 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Andrew Melontree, a retired lawyer from Marlin, Texas. Melontree discusses his upbringing, education, experiences with discrimination and Jim Crow, his military service in the Air Force in the Korean War, his work as a laboratory technician, and his civil rights activism in Tyler.
Date: June 22, 2015
Creator: Melontree, Andrew & Bynum, Katherine
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Alphonso Saenz, July 22, 2015

Description: Interview with Al Saenz, a city councilman from Bryan, Texas. In the interview, Saenz discusses his family background, civil rights organizations and the Mexican-American community in Bryan. Saenz also discusses time living in Houston during his childhood.
Date: July 22, 2015
Creator: Saenz, Alphonso & Acuña-Gurrola, Moisés
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library