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Antonio Villegas Jr Oral History, n/d

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-Antonio Villegas Jr.

Scope and Contents

Antonio Victor Villegas was born in Pharr in 1920. He talks about his grandparents. He reminisces about: farming and vegetables grown, diet, making cheese, education, vegetation present before the clearing for agriculture lands, how jacales were made, people and homes being taken away with river flooding, Rio Grande river flooding, Carrizitos, crossing the Rio Grande on boats, smuggling, and incest.


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3 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 4.100
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