Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Summary of Interview
Born in Socorro, Texas; second generation Texas; served in the United States Navy; participation in the local Cotton association. Discusses parents' background; the effects of the Great Depression; the CCC at Rio Vista; the effects of WWII on the Lower Valley; experiences with Braceros and previous Mexican agricultural workers; the role of Rio Vista in the Bracero Program; evolution of the cotton farming in the lower valley.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Harvey Hilley by Carrie Crise, 1998, "Interview no. 930," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.