Debra García


History of the University

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Member of refugee family during the era of the Mexican Revolution; attended the College of Mines in the 1930s.

Summary of Interview

Why her family had to leave Mexico and come to the United States in 1916; settlement in El Paso; her schooling at St. Mary's, Loretto and El Paso High; her attendance at the Texas College of Mines; work as a teacher; some Mexican American graduates from the College of Mines and their careers; professors; sports; dances. Length

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour

Tape Number

No. 694

Transcript Number

No. 694

Length of Transcript

27 pages

Interview Number

No. 694

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