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Alexandro Gomez Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00377

Scope and Contents

Alexandro Gomez was born in 22 April 1909 in Cuidad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He tells of flooding in northeastern Mexico, growing up on a ranch in Mexico, education, about his family, Carrancistas, and how they lived through the Mexican Revolution.

Interview conducted in 1987 by Linda Pena. Digital transfer completed on 19 November 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.


  • Creation: 1987


Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 448 Items (Masters are either born digital (WAV) or digitized via cassette. )

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus Repository

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