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Collection Details


Collection Name: U.S.-Mexico Border Labor History
Repository Name: University of Texas, El Paso. Library. Special Collections Department. Institute for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: El Paso, Texas, United States
URL: http://www.dmc.utep.edu/oralh/Labor.html
Dates Spanned: 1978-1980
Description: A two-year study funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities added 95 interviews with workers on both sides of the Rio Grande, from El Paso-Ciudad Juárez to Brownsville-Matamoros. Interviews chronicle fifty years of employment history along the border. This nationally recognized collection has been utilized extensively by scholars since its completion in 1980.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 95
Broad Subjects: Economics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Brownsville, TX; Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico; El Paso, TX; Employees; History; Labor; Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico; Mexican-American Border Region; Oral history; Rio Grande; Work; Work environment
Other Subjects: Border
Collection Code: OHC0002133