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Birthplace San Marcos, Texas
Born 1904
Deceased 03/09/1985
Deceased where Austin, Texas
Education University of Texas (B.S. in Education, 1956)
Name Mendez, Consuelo Herrera, 1904-1985
Nationality American
Occupation President of the Ladies League of United Latin American Citizens #202 (1961)
Teacher (1927-1972)
Role Academic
Spouse Mendez, Patricio J.
Titles & honors The Austin Independent School District named Mendez Middle School in her honor in September 1987.

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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: David Segura's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: David Segura's Interview

David Segura reflects on his childhood and adulthood in Austin from the late 1940s onward; he recounts his experience going from a largely Hispanic community to a predominately white community as a child, and how teachers and administrators discriminated against him and his fellow Hispanic peers. He also discusses the changes he has seen in Austin's schools as a teacher and principal, and changes in Austin's neighborhoods and demographics. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of