Cantu, Juanita Rosales, 1950-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: 0026
Scope and Contents The Juanita Rosales Cantu Collection consists of three parts; one series of archival records and two series of digitized materials. The archival records consists of correspondence, legal, and financial documents that support the Juanita Rosales Cantu vs. U.S. Customs civil action lawsuit and settlement. The 2014 Brownsville History Harvest digitized materials consists of files relating to Juanita Rosales Cantu's immediate family.The 2017 History Harvest at UTRGV...
Dates: 1920 - 1999; Event: 1920 - 1929; Event: 1950 - 1959; Event: 1960 - 1969; Event: 1970 - 1979; Event: 1980 - 1989; Event: 1990 - 1999
Scope and Contents Juanita Rosales Cantu talks about her life, including: her childhood, working as a migrant worker, her battle with breast cancer, medicine in the United States, her time as a mother, UTPA, pesticide related illnesses, and her time working with U.S. Customs Service. She also tells of family stories, including: bootlegging, violence against Hispanics, and U.S. Customs Service.