Recent Submissions

  • Alfredo H. Benavides oral history interview 2015-10-06 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Benavides, Alfredo H. (2015-10-06)
    This is the second in a series of interviews featuring Alfredo Benavides. In this interview, Benavides recounts his doctoral research, his employment at different universities, and programs/initiatives he set up in those ...
  • Alfredo H. Benavides oral history interview 2015-09-28 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Benavides, Alfredo H. (2015-09-28)
    This interview features Alfredo Benavides, who discusses his family history, growing up in Texas, things that made a mark on him growing up, his college career, and his time spent in Michigan. Benavides went to Texas A&I ...
  • Sinforoso Urbina Sanchez oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Sanchez, Sinforoso (2017-07-07)
    This interview features Sinforoso Sanchez as he discusses his life in Texas and Colorado. In this interview Sinforoso describes his family life when he was growing up and how it changed after he moved to Colorado. He also ...
  • Robert Rodriguez oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Rodriguez, Robert (2014-12-12)
    This interview features Robert Rodriguez, who discusses his early life, family, education, and experiences as a manager, parent, and community leader.
  • Juan Chadis oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Chadis, Juan (2017-11-20)
    Juan Chadis discusses his childhood growing up in Lubbock and his appointment as a city councilman after his return to Lubbock.
  • Margaret Reyez Ceja oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Ceja, Margaret Reyez (2017-12-20)
    Margaret Ceja describes moving to Lubbock and her activism in the Democratic Party.
  • Christina Carrizales oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Carizales, Christina (2017-11-15)
  • Rebecca Arriaga oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Arriaga, Rebecca (2015-04-09)
    This interview features Rebecca Arriaga, a winner of a distinguished alumni award at Texas Tech. Arriaga reflects upon her time at Texas Tech and her career in marketing.
  • Martin Aguirre oral history interview 

    Aguirre, Martin.; Sanchez, Daniel (2015-03-17)
    This interview features Martin Aguirre, who discusses his early life, upbringing, and experiences as a public servant and consultant for city governments in the state of Texas.
  • Stella Ferrer oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Ferrer, Stella. (2013-03-14)
    This interview features Stella Ferrer who talks about her experiences with Ballet Folklorico Aztlan in Lubbock, Texas as well as her experience as a Hispanic, single mother.
  • Vicente Soto oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Soto, Vicente (2014-02-21)
    This interview features Vicente Soto, a long-time resident of Amarillo, Texas and the proprietor and editor of El Bilingue Newspaper. Soto discusses his early life in Mexico, his decision to immigrate to the United States ...
  • Luis Estrada oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Estrada, Luis (2013-09-25)
    This interview features Luis Estrada. Estrada discusses his time coming from Mexico to America. He describes his struggles in school, and where he began to find his passion in drafting. Estrada also discusses his family’s ...
  • Rosa Salazar oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Salazar, Rosa (2013-07-26)
    Rosa Salazar, a longtime resident of Lubbock Texas, talks about her background, education, career, and civic activities. In particular she discussed her involvement with the Fiestas Del Llano Inc.’s Miss Hispanic Lubbock ...
  • Gonzalo Garza oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Garza, Gonzalo (2014-09-11)
    This interview features Gonzalo Garza, who discusses his early life, upbringing, career, the American G.I Forum, and experiences with the civil rights struggle in Lubbock.
  • Juan Francisco Fitz oral history interview 5-21-2014 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Fitz, Juan Francisco (2014-05-21)
    This interview features Juan Francisco Fitz, who discusses his experiences as a promoting the profession to others, his medical career in Lubbock, Texas and his involvement with the air ambulance industry.
  • Alejandro Huerta oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Huerta, Alejandro (2013-03-25)
    This interview features Alejandro Huerta, member of Texas Tech’s LULAC organization, the League of United Latin American Citizens. He discusses LULAC’s endeavor to increase voting rates among students, Latinos in particular, ...
  • Vicente Soto oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Soto, Vicente (2014-02-21)
    This interview features Vicente Soto, a long-time resident of Amarillo, Texas and the proprietor and editor of El Bilingue Newspaper. Soto discusses his early life in Mexico, his decision to immigrate to the United States ...
  • Juan Francisco Fitz oral history interview 5-16-2014 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Fitz, Juan Francisco (2014-05-16)
    This interview features Juan Francisco Fitz, who discusses his experiences as a Texas Tech Health Sciences medical student, his medical career in Lubbock, Texas and his civic involvement.
  • Nephtalí De León oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; De León, Nephtalí (2013-10-18)
    This interview features Nephtalí De León, an artist, poet, writer and civic activist. He talks Aztec history and Aztlán (the southwestern United States of America prior to the European conquest.) De León discusses his ...
  • Ruth Gutierrez-Martinez oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Gutierrez-Martinez, Ruth (2013-01-29)
    This interview features Ruth Gutierrez-Martinez. Ruth discusses how she got involved with the Democratic Party in Lubbock and how she ended up at the elections office. Ruth discusses various issues with voting and maintaining ...

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