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Andres Silva



BIRTH 4 Feb 1893 DEATH 28 Apr 1990

FATHER: Hilario Silva

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Andres Silva Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00904
Scope and Contents

Andrés Silva was born in 1893 in Camargo, Tamaulipas (he is 94 at the time of interview). He speaks with another interviewee born in 1923 in Rio Grande City, Texas, who remains anonymous.

Silva discusses his father’s war experiences at length, as his father fought for Mexico's independence against the French.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Betty Lou Garza. Digital transfer completed on 6 March 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987