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Oliver Cromwell Aldrich, Jr. Oral History, 4-24-1992


Scope and Contents

Oliver Cromwell Aldrich, Jr. (1918-1993) is interviewed by Robert Norton on 1992-04-24 in Houston, Texas. Aldrich recollects his life in Hidalgo County, Texas (San Juan and Edinburg) from the 1920's through the 1950's. He talks about construction of highways, floodways, schooling, agriculture, personalities, frequency of freeze, and river.


  • Creation: 4-24-1992


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

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Repository Details

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

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