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Villegas, Antonio, Sr.



  • Existence: 1890    

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Antonio Villegas, Sr. Oral History, 9-10-1978

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00996
Scope and Contents

Antonio Villegas, Sr. was born in 1890. In this interview, Antonio Villegas Sr. talks about Los Tubitos Ranch, Aniceto Pizana, Luis De La Rosa, Las Norias raid, Captain W.M. Hanson, land selling, 1915 Olmito railroad derailment, Texas Rangers, Military Highway, Juan Cortina, Jesus Acevedo, ca1915 burning, and Japanese soldiers who came to South Texas.

Interview conducted on 10 September 1978 in Pharr, Texas.

Dates: 9-10-1978

Antonio Villegas Sr. Oral History - 1978-09-10

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-VillegasAntonio-1987

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