Oscar B. White


Michelle L. Gomilla

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Founder and President of Chamizal Organization.

Summary of Interview

Part of Chamizal Oral History Project; biographical data; recalls organization Chamizal Civic Organization whose purpose was to defend citizen rights of Chamizal residents; trip to Washington, D.C. on behalf of concerned Chamizal residents; description of homes in the are and relocation of residents; comments on real estate transaction between residents and U.S. government; questions action of some city real estate agents concerning relocation; offers sentiments on his role in assisting residents during relocation proceedings.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 30 minutes

Tape Number

No. 845

Transcript Number

No. 845

Length of Transcript

52 pages

Interview Number

No. 845

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