Oral History Interview with Ed Idar, February 20, 1969

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Interview with attorney Ed Idar, Jr., who is from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Idar discusses his experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum during World War II. He also talks about his affiliations with the Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations as well as other Mexican-American social action groups. Mr. Idar expresses his views and opinions on several issues including the problem of undocumented workers, the bracero problem, the segregation of schools, jury service, poll tax drives, LULAC, the Viva Kennedy movement, gubernatorial elections, and the Crystal City incident.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: February 20, 1969
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 20, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
From December 28, 1920 to February 20, 1969
Description:

Interview with attorney Ed Idar, Jr., who is from Austin, Texas. In the interview, Mr. Idar discusses his experiences as a leader in the American GI Forum during World War II. He also talks about his affiliations with the Political Association of Spanish-speaking Organizations as well as other Mexican-American social action groups. Mr. Idar expresses his views and opinions on several issues including the problem of undocumented workers, the bracero problem, the segregation of schools, jury service, poll tax drives, LULAC, the Viva Kennedy movement, gubernatorial elections, and the Crystal City incident.

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43 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): elections | undocumented workers | social actions | movements | attoneys | drives | oral histories | biographies | interviews
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UNT Oral History Program
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UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 39
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223585
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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