Martinez, Henry 1977-07-00

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Henry Martinez discusses his family’s home, which dates from 1829, the various changes it has undergone, and early frontier life. Note: This tape is in Spanish.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Henry Martinez

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 1977

Location: Rudi Rocha

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family home, Construction, Remodeling, Additions, Type of wood used, Windows, Material used, Making a sundial, Great-grandfather Trevino, Cutouts in windows, Indians, Family home (again), Original structure (1829), One room, Outdoor cooking, Types of crops grown by ancestors, Cercas (fences), Anecdote about Indians, Stream, San Ignacio, Texas, Cattle stealing, Schoolteacher, Bandit raids (1916), Henry Martinez, Education, Childhood, Mother, Made tamales, High prices, Working in the fields.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1829-1977

Bulk Dates: 1829-1977

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