Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories

Lula Eugene (Gene) Stroud

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Lula Eugene (Gene) Stroud

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Creation Date

4-30-2018

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Lula Eugene "Jean" Stroud (nee Williams) is one of the oldest surviving community members to live through segregation in McAllen, TX. She discusses how her parents moved to Rio Grande Valley from East Texas in the wake of the Great Depression. She talks about growing up in this area, her attendance at the Booker T. Washington School in McAllen, Texas, what is was like to live in South Texas during segregation, and many other aspects of African American life between 1930s-present day.

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00:44:07

Language

English

Lula Eugene (Gene) Stroud

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