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Alice Savage Pfeifer Oral History, 1984

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00732

Scope and Contents

Born March 1, 1907, Alice Savage Pfeifer describes her memories of what life was like in the Rio Grande Valley. Savage discusses her childhood memories of her father Robert Lee Savage's general store, San Juan Hotel, railroad travel, and her siblings. She also shares memories of husband, Frank Pfeifer, and their nine children.

Interview conducted in 1984 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 5 February 2014 from the original analog cassette tape.


  • 1984


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

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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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