Rio Grande Valley - Oral Histories

Ricardo Cantu

Identifier

ELIBR027-Cantu_Ricardo-20171014

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Creation Date

10-14-2017

Description

Ricardo M. Cantu talks about growing up in the Rio Grande Valley, his father's work with the Valley Fruit Company, Hurricane Beulah, his time as a Disc Jockey in KURV and KRGV, academics, the Pharr Riot, and discrimination he has faced as a Hispanic. Interview conducted on October 14, 2017 by Kelly Saenz in Brownsville, Texas. Ricardo passed away on August 12, 2020.

Length

00:53:15

Language

English, Spanish

Notes

Oral History conducted as part of 2017 Brownsville History Harvest.

Ricardo Cantu

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