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The Casasola Project: An Archival Outreach Initiative, Abbie Weiser Jan 2020

The Casasola Project: An Archival Outreach Initiative, Abbie Weiser

Presentations & Slide Shows

PowerPoint presentation about the Casasola Project for the now-canceled meeting (due to the COVID-19 pandemic) of the West Texas Historical Association.


The Japanese Revolutionaries: The Architects Of The Meiji Restoration, 1860-1868, Dana Kenneth Teasley May 2009

The Japanese Revolutionaries: The Architects Of The Meiji Restoration, 1860-1868, Dana Kenneth Teasley

Student Papers (History)

Scholars have offered many conflicting interpretations of the Japanese Meiji Restoration of 1868, but few have put forth a comprehensive analysis as to the nature of the protagonists and the motivation of those who initiated this revolutionary movement. Although historical interpretations of the Restoration and its heroes have ranged from a romantic and generalized theory of economic struggle to focused studies of individuals whose motivations were singular, the true character of the samurai revolutionaries behind the Restoration is the issue here. Of those samurai who, acquired knowledge of Western civilization and technology, took part in the Restoration, and witnessed the ...


Interview No. 673, C. L. Sonnichsen Jan 1984

Interview No. 673, C. L. Sonnichsen

Combined Interviews

How he came to the Texas School of Mines in 1927; recollections of campus life including students, professors, and administrators; changes in students through the years; courses taught; Mexican Americans on the campus; why he decided to work with the Arizona Historical Society.


Interview No. 652, Berte Haigh Feb 1980

Interview No. 652, Berte Haigh

Combined Interviews

Recollections of early College of Mines personalities.


Interview No. 232, Modesto Gómez Nov 1975

Interview No. 232, Modesto Gómez

Combined Interviews

Experiencias con la discriminación durante la Primera Guerra Mundial y en el mundo de los negocios; actividades con LULAC; biografía, educación; puntos de vista sobre la historia y cultura mexicanas; puntos de vista sobre la cultura americana; aspectos generales de las historia de El Paso. (Experiences with discrimination in World War I and in the business world; activities with LULAC; biography; education; views on Mexcian culture and history; views on Anglo culture; general aspects of El Paso history.) Tape and transcript in Spanish.


Interview No. 170, Carl Hertzog Aug 1975

Interview No. 170, Carl Hertzog

Combined Interviews

Biography; job as printer in the 1920's; Ciudad Juárez during prohibition.


Interview No. 181, S. L. A. Marshall Jul 1975

Interview No. 181, S. L. A. Marshall

Combined Interviews

Biography; encounters with Pancho Villa; Felipe Angeles and Jose Vasconcelos; Albert Bacon Fal l; Pershing Expedition; Columbus Rain; Ciudad Juárez in the teens and 1920's; effect of the railroad on El Paso; Zack Lamar Cobb; Zack White; prominent men in El Paso in l9l5; sentiment in El Paso toward the Mexican Revolution; Pascual Orozco; orientals and blacks in El Paso during the teens; crossing the international bridge; Emil Holmdahl; Sam Dreben; General Pershing; prejudice against Mexicans; the El Paso Herald Post vs. the El Paso Times; friendliness of El Paso; Chris P. Fox; returning to El Paso after World ...


Interview No. 28, Tom Diamond May 1970

Interview No. 28, Tom Diamond

Combined Interviews

Talk given at the Westerners Club, includes discussion of spiritual values on Indians, land disputes with the state of Texas, and white settlements in the El Paso area.


Interview No. 102.3, Guadalupe Garcia Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.3, Guadalupe Garcia

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.7, Pablo Silvas Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.7, Pablo Silvas

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.5, Ramona Natai Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.5, Ramona Natai

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.6, Mike Pedraza Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.6, Mike Pedraza

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.1, Pablo Carbajal Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.1, Pablo Carbajal

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.2, Rafael Dominguez Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.2, Rafael Dominguez

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 102.4, Trinidad J. Granillo Jan 1970

Interview No. 102.4, Trinidad J. Granillo

Combined Interviews

Tigua Indian discusses tribal history, customs, and way of life.


Interview No. 33, Wayne Fuller Dec 1969

Interview No. 33, Wayne Fuller

Combined Interviews

Speech made to the Westerners Club on the history of the U. S. Postal Service during the 18th and 19th centuries.


Interview No. 37, Norman C. Hall Apr 1969

Interview No. 37, Norman C. Hall

Combined Interviews

History of railroad building in the El Paso area, New Mexico, and Arizona; consolidation of railroad companies; prominent figures of various companies.


Interview No. 24, Mrs. George Benson Jan 1969

Interview No. 24, Mrs. George Benson

Combined Interviews

Life in the Big Bend area of Texas during the early part of the 20th Century; ranching and homesteading.


Interview No. 25, Anton Berkman, John L. Waller Jan 1969

Interview No. 25, Anton Berkman, John L. Waller

Combined Interviews

Incidents at the College of Mines, particularly during the 1930's; pre-medical study; Department of Social Sciences; personalities of various administrators and professors; social life at the College.


Interview No. 23, Woodrow W. Bean Aug 1968

Interview No. 23, Woodrow W. Bean

Combined Interviews

Post-war development of El Paso; work with sub-committee on higher education; political campaigns; role in the building of Thomason General Hospital; the Sun Bowl, Trans-Mountain Road, and the Cordova Bridge.


Interview No. 27, Chester Chope Jul 1968

Interview No. 27, Chester Chope

Combined Interviews

Early 20th Century El Paso and Ciudad Juárez; size and atmosphere of the two cities; personalities of members of the newspaper staff; political corruption; social life; Chinese population; Ciudad Juárez during Prohibition; Fort Bliss; Pancho Villa; improvements in transportation.


Interview No. 35, Eleanor Greet Jul 1968

Interview No. 35, Eleanor Greet

Combined Interviews

Career of Capt. Greet; importance of El Paso as a living place for tuberculosis patients at the turn of the century; leading families of early El Paso.


Interview No. 34, Modesto Gómez Jul 1968

Interview No. 34, Modesto Gómez

Combined Interviews

Account of early 20th Century El Paso, including saloons, schools, and city buildings.


Interview No. 26, Emmett Issacs May 1968

Interview No. 26, Emmett Issacs

Combined Interviews

Early recollections of his youth in the Organ-Las Cruces, New Mexico, area, including cattle ranching, Indians, homesteaders, Pat Garrett, frontier justice, stagecoach lines, mining, and the Lincoln County War.


Interview No. 12, Mr. Ernest E. Polk, Mrs. Ernest E. Polk Apr 1968

Interview No. 12, Mr. Ernest E. Polk, Mrs. Ernest E. Polk

Combined Interviews

Life in Texas in the early part of the 20th Century, including business, politics, and social life.


Interview No. 17, Willis Walter Jan 1968

Interview No. 17, Willis Walter

Combined Interviews

Biography; incidents and personalities of New Mexico history, including Pat Garrett, Martin Lohman, and A. B. Fall.


Interview No. 14, Vincent Ravel, M.D. Jan 1968

Interview No. 14, Vincent Ravel, M.D.

Combined Interviews

Recounts immigration of family from Lithuania to U. S.; briefly sketches history of Jewish community in El Paso; father's role in founding Congregation of Mena Zion; arranged marriage of parents; opening of pawn shop in South El Paso, City Loan and Jewelry, by father and cousin Sam Ravel; shootings in El Paso at turn of century; purchase of ammunition, guns, and pistols by Pancho Villa; Columbus Raid; Pershing Expedition to Mexico; El Paso's red light district on Ninth Street in 1930s; physical examinations of prostitutes; comments on El Paso's recognition as health center for tuberculosis patients; recounts ...


Interview No. 1, Irene C. Lowe Jan 1968

Interview No. 1, Irene C. Lowe

Combined Interviews

Biography; incidents and personalities of El Paso during the 1930's; cultural and social activities; Ciudad Juárez during the 1930's; Prohibition; discrimination in El Paso.


Interview No. 2, Mrs. William Shapiro Jan 1968

Interview No. 2, Mrs. William Shapiro

Combined Interviews

El Paso during the 1940's; social and cultural activities; El Paso Symphony Orchestra; her involvement in the Conference for Human Welfare (group to promote integration in El Paso); strikers at ASARCO and Phelps Dodge refineries after World War II.


Interview No. 15, George F. Simpson Jun 1966

Interview No. 15, George F. Simpson

Combined Interviews

Incidents and personalities of early 20th Century El Paso, including the career of Capt. Greet, the Tenderloin District, and political corruption.