Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Steve Gomez oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Gomez, Steve (2013-04-12)
    This interview features Steve Gomez, coach of the women’s basketball team at Lubbock Christian University. He discusses his transition from coaching high school boys to college women, the evolution of his coaching style, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • David Quirino oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Quirino, David (2013-03-10)
    This interview features David Quirino, high school instructor and wrestling coach at Randall High School in Amarillo, Texas. David recounts how he got into wrestling, his college wrestling career in Kearney, Nebraska, and ...
  • Jaun Manuel Chavez oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Chavez, Juan Manuel (2013-01-25)
    This interview features Juan Manuel Chavez, county commissioner in Muleshoe, Texas. Juan discusses his early life and how he became interested in politics. He recounts the Hispanic political activism of the seventies, and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Daniel Castro oral history interview 

    Sanchez, Daniel; Castro, Daniel (2013-10-04)
    This interview features Daniel Castro, president of the Lubbock Lions Club and Texas Tech Alum. Castro discusses his leadership in the Lubbock community and his career as a financial advisor.
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...