Title(s): The First Hispanic Telegraph Operator
Felix Gabaldon (Author); Shawn Kelley (Oral Historian); William Penner (Editor)
Description: Felix Gabaldon talks about being the first Hispanic to work in a depot on the Santa Fe Railway in eastern New Mexico.
Excerpt: My first job was in Abo, about three weeks, maybe, and then I bumped somebody in Mountainair. I was there three, four years, then I went to Fort Sumner, worked there another maybe six, seven months. From Fort Sumner, I went to Roswell then to Dexter. From...