Oral history 00013
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Delia O. Ramirez Alaniz talks about: life as a child, family, education, religion, and funerals in Havana, Texas. She also talks about marriage and land grants. Additionally, she talks about how one of her teachers started a Tabasco school on fire, how Texas Rangers killed a Mexican, Patricio Perez and Senovia Perez, A.Y. Baker of Edinburg, how Juan Cortina is a relative of hers, Clay Henry Davis, Josefa De La Garza Perez, land title for Fort Ringgold, Porciones 70, 71, 72, 78, 80, 81, 88, 104, the history of Havana, Matias Tijerina, the Walkers, and how the Great Depression wasn't felt in the ranches.
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Interview conducted in Spanish by Ruben Alaniz in 1987. Digital transfer completed on 24 September 2013 from the original analog cassette tape. Poor quality recording.
Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories Collection; Delia O. Ramirez Alaniz, 1987. ELIBR-0027. University Library, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/rgvoralhistories/6