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Document Details


Title: Emma Tenayuca
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Texas, San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures
Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Oral History Collection
Description: Emma Tenayuca was a labor organizer in San Antonio during the 1930s. She traces her family's arrival in San Antonio, the unusual spelling of her name, and the childhood experiences that influenced her decision to become a labor organizer in her twenties. She also discusses the political context of the times and the numerous labor organizations.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tenayuca, Emma
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Labor organizer
Document location: San Antonio, TX
Document date: 21-Feb-1987
Interviewer: Poyo, Jerry
Locations discussed: North America; San Antonio, TX; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Community; Culture; Local history; North America; Oral history; San Antonio, TX; Texas; Texas--History; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029054-32096