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Guide to the Felipe and Blandina (Guerrero) Rodriguez Family Collection, 1913-1955
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Felipe and Blandina (Guerrero) Rodriguez Family Collection
    Dates: 1913-1955
    Identification: URB/FBR
    Creator: Rodriguez, Felipe and Blandina
    Physical Description: 0.46 linear feet
    Language of Materials:

    English

    Spanish;Castilian
    Repository: Urban Archives
    Abstract: This collection of family photographs and personal papers document the migration of one family from Mexico to Arizona and then to the City of Los Angeles, and includes individual family members’ records, correspondence, and employee information, property records, and travel information.This documentation gives insight into the struggles and successes that helped develop the Mexican American community in Los Angeles.
    Note:
    This collection was processed under a U.S. Department of Education Title V Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Grant.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Geographic Name:

    Mexico -- Emigration and immigration

    Personal Name:

    Rodriguez, Anselmo, 1919-
    Rodriguez, Blandina (Guerrero)
    Rodriguez, Carmen, 1931-
    Rodriguez, Edith Resendez, 1924-
    Rodriguez, Filipe, 1885-
    Rodriguez, Juan Martin, 1917-
    Rodriguez, Lorenza Resendez, 1915
    Rodriguez, Lupe Jimenez, 1929-
    Rodriguez, Mary Martinez, 1920-
    Rodriguez, Valentin, 1912-

    Topical Term:

    Cannery workers
    Emigration and immigration
    Labor union members
    Women cannery workers
    Women labor union members

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Sandra L. Fernandez, 1993

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Felipe and Blandina (Guerrero) Rodriguez Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Personal Family Records, 1914-1955
    Series II: Property Records, 1913-1936
    Series III: Miscellaneous Records, 1917-1922

    Scope and Contents

    The Felipe and Blandina (Guererro) Rodriguez Family Collection documents the lives of an immigrant family over the course of more than forty years. The collection is divided into three series. Series I: Personal Family Records (1914-1955), contains individual family members’ records, correspondence, and employee information. Series II: Property Records (1913-1936), consists of documents primarily related to the Huntington Land and Improvement Company. Series III, Miscellaneous Records (1917-1922), contains documentation regarding specific travel information mainly from Arizona to California.
    Series I, Personal Family Records, consists of correspondence, employee benefit information, certificates, citizenship papers, union membership, and pay rate documentation. The family members included in this section are Anselmo, Blandina, Carmel, Felipe, Juan Martin, and Valentin Rodriguez. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by name.
    Series II, Property Records, consists of property agreements, receipts, and payment records. This section contains a personal agreement between Felipe Rodriguez and Jubencio Guerrero, dated 1913 Jul 25, and primarily focuses on receipts between the family and Huntington Land and Improvement Company. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by title.
    Series III, Miscellaneous Records, contains two folders detailing with the family's travel expenses from Arizona to California area. This section is arranged alphabetically by category.