Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories

Antonio Villegas Jr - Part 01

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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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Antonio Villegas Jr - Part 01

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