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Search results: Found 8 collection(s).
Search string: Repository by Code=OHR000006

African Americans in El Paso History El Paso, Texas, United States. A series of interviews with members of pioneer black families and others which document the experiences of African Americans before, during, and after desegregation in El Paso. The interviews examine racial and ethnic relations in our unique bi-national, multi-cultural community. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Big Bend National Park El Paso, Texas, United States. This project, conducted in 1994 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the park, consists of 20 interviews with former park administrators and area residents affected by the establishment of Big Bend National Park on the Texas-Mexico border. These interviews present a wide range of perspectives on the history, ecology, and wildlife of the Big Bend area from the 1920s to the present. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Chamizal Settlement: An International Boundary Issue El Paso, Texas, United States. A collection of interviews concerning the treaty which realigned a portion of the international boundary between Mexico and the U.S. The interviews are with Mexican and American officials who negotiated the treaty and persons displaced and/or relocated when the treaty was implemented in 1967. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Health Care on the Border El Paso, Texas, United States. Building on a series of tape-recorded interviews conducted by members of the El Paso County Medical Society, this oral history project features interviews with physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. The border presents medical challenges, and these interviews capture the special nature of border health care. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

History of the University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, Texas, United States. A collection of 97 interviews with former students, faculty, and administrators that reflect the flavor of campus life throughout the first seventy-five years of the Texas College of Mines/Texas Western College/The University of Texas at El Paso. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Mexican Revolution of 1910 El Paso, Texas, United States. Because of its profound impact on the social, economic, and political fabric of Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, over 100 interviews offer personal testimony of this turbulent era of borderlands history. Many of these eyewitness accounts are in Spanish and frequently mention political figures such as Francisco Madero, Pancho Villa, and Pascual Orozco. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Mining in Mexico: The El Paso Connection El Paso, Texas, United States. Interviews explore the development of the mining industry in northern Mexico from the 1930s to the present. Topics include life in mining camps, working conditions, labor unrest, the function of foreign capital, political events that influenced the industry, and mining technology. These interviews, in both English and Spanish, constitute a significant archive providing rich primary source material to researchers and scholars in a variety of disciplines. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

U.S.-Mexico Border Labor History El Paso, Texas, United States. 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. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]