Michelle L. Gomilla
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Teen Leadership Program Director for YWCA, El Paso; former El Pas teacher, longtime El Paso resident.
Summary of Interview
Part of World War II: El Paso Homefront Project; biographical data; childhood memories of WWII, including rationing, curfews, blackouts, contributions of school children, and fashions; recalls arrival of telegram notifying family of father's death while on active duty in Europe, reflects on mother's success in overcoming difficulties raising family as single parent; discusses attending Texas Western College under War Orphan Bill.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 30 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Mary A. Lacy by Michelle L. Gomilla, 1994, "Interview no. 869," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.