Mary A. Lacy


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

Tape Number

No. 869

Transcript Number

No. 869

Length of Transcript

55 pages

Interview Number

No. 869

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