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Document Details


Title: Mindiola, Tatcho
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Texas, Arlington. Central Library. Special Collections Department
Collection: Tejano Voices: University of Texas at Arlington Center for Mexican American Studies Oral History Project
Series: Item 2 of Series Tatcho Mindiola
Description: In a continuation of an interview conducted on November 10, 1997, Mindiola discusses relations of Mexican Americans with other ethnic groups and other Latinos, with specific reference to Houston, Texas, and to brown-black relations. He also talks about women in politics and government in Houston and Harris County, and the reasons for lack of participation by Mexican American organizations in support of academic tenure for Mexican Americans. Mindiola provides information on the founding of the University of Houston's Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS), its initial funding, and its budget history, as well as on its focus and its budget at the time of the interview. He also reveals his hopes for the Center's future and the future of Hispanics and their growing influence.
Extent: 31 pages
URL: http://libraries.uta.edu/tejanovoices/transcripts/TV_143b.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mindiola, Tatcho, 1939-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1939
Speaker place of birth: Houston, TX; Texas; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 60
Document location: Houston, TX
Document date: 22-Jul-1999
Interviewer: Gutierrez, Jose Angel
Locations discussed: Harris County, TX; Houston, TX; North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Harris County, TX; Hispanic Americans; Houston, TX; North America; Oral history; Race relations; Texas; United States; Women politicians
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0000223-169