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Oral History Interview with Dora Olivo on July 7, 2016.

Description: Dora Olivo is a Democratic former member of the Texas House of Representatives. In her interview, she described her education, early work, and her career as a teacher, lawyer, elected representative, and full time activist.
Date: July 7, 2016
Creator: Bobadilla, Eladio & Olivo, Dora
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Anna Gonzales, July 13, 2016

Description: Ms. Gonzales described her early childhood, learning about her culture from her grandmother, her journey to college, and her work as a social worker helping disadvantaged communities.
Date: July 13, 2016
Creator: Danielle Grevious; Eladio Bobadilla & Anna Gonzales
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

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 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

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 Ted Garcia, July 21, 2016

Description: Described growing up in a mostly Hispanic neighborhood, memories of marching with Cesar Chavez, his work on behalf of the Hispanic community, and his political conservatism.
Date: July 21, 2016
Creator: Garcia, Ted & Bobadilla, Eladio
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Manuela Arroyos, July 25, 2016

Description: Described her family's Texas heritage, her father's work with the community, and her own work in public and private jobs.
Date: July 25, 2016
Creator: Arroyos, Manuela; Grevious, Danielle & Bobadilla, Eladio
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library