Alice Fawcett Oral History, 1987
Scope and Contents
Alice Fawcett relates her life story, including migration from Ohio to Edinburg, Texas. The interview discusses Fawcett's career in education, including discrimination against students of Mexican descent. The interview also covers WWII and her husband's and son's military service. Interview conducted in 1987 by Douglas Erickson. Digital transfer completed on 6 November 2013 from the analog cassette tape.
- Alice Fawcett (Person)
- Douglass E. Erickson (Person)
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Language of Materials
- Edinburg (Tex.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oral History Interview Subject Source: Local sources
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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