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Oral History Interview with Lupe Uresti, July 14, 2016

Description: Lupe Uresti discussed her experiences in a segregated Rosenberg and racially tense schooling, working for her father's business, her public service as a council member and then the first Mexican-American female mayor of Rosenberg, and finally her work for public housing services.
Date: July 14, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Daniell; Bobadilla, Eladio & Uresti, Lupe
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Joe Morales on July 29, 2016.

Description: Mr. Morales started the first newspaper for Latinas/os in Fort Bend County in 1975. He spent a lot of his life in Corpus Christie, but moved to Houston and then Rosenberg. He mentioned labor unions, experiencing discrimination, and the transitioning of neighborhoods from predominantly White with some Latinas/os to more people of color.
Date: July 29, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle & Morales, Joe
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Jesse Torres, July 15, 2016

Description: Torres provides background information on himself and his family in Richmond/Fort Bend county, he talked about generational changes and continuities in terms of education, speaking Spanish/biligual education in schools, and his runs for elected offices In Fort Bend County.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle & Torres, Jesse
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Thomas Randle, July 26, 2016

Description: Randle described growing up in rural Texas, segregation, integration, and the challenges of growing up working class and black, as well as the ways in which he overcame the odds to become a prominent and educated official in the region.
Date: July 26, 2016
Creator: Grevious, Danielle; Bobadilla, Eladio & Randle, Thomas
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library