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Maria Cantu Oral History, 6-28-1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00129

Scope and Contents

Maria Cantu describes her early life at the rancho in Edinburg. She talks about her parents, sisters, brothers, crops, animals, funerals, women's role, clothing and compares the old time to the present. Interview conducted on 28 June 1987 by Guadalupe Torres. Digital transfer completed on 10 October 2013 from the analog cassette tape. Poor quality recording.


  • 6-28-1987


Conditions Governing Access

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1 Files (Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories (ELIBR-0027))

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian

Repository Details

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

ELIBR 1.104
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