Guide to the Felipe and Blandina (Guerrero) Rodriguez Family Collection, 1913-1955

Special Collections & Archives

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California State University, Northridge
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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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

Collection Contents

 

Series I: Personal Family Records, 1914-1955

Box 1, Folder 1

Anselmo Rodriguez: baptismal certificate, 1919 April 21

Box 1, Folder 2

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: Allied Canning Company; pay stubs, 1940, 1945

Box 1, Folder 3

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: union membership; dues receipt, 1948, 1949

Box 1, Folder 4

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: Immigration Naturalization Services; application form, 1952 May 14

Box 1, Folder 5

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: Immigration Naturalization Services; correspondence regarding citizenship, 1952 August 26

Box 1, Folder 6

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: Immigration Naturalization Services; letter from Douglas Senior, 1955 April 27

Box 1, Folder 7

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; receipts, 1922, 1923

Box 1, Folder 8

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: pay stubs-Sunny Sally Vegetable Growers

Box 1, Folder 9

Blandina Guerrero Rodriguez: tax forms, 1943, 1945-1947

Box 1, Folder 10

Carmel Rodriguez: Button Funeral Parlor's account statement, 1923 November 17

Box 1, Folder 11

Felipe Rodriguez: automobile certificate of ownership, 1930

Box 1, Folder 12

Felipe Rodriguez: Confederation de Sociedades Mexicanas; receipt, 1929 June 29

Box 1, Folder 13

Felipe Rodriguez: Copper Queen-Phelps Dodge Corporation; employee booklet, 1919 June 30

Box 1, Folder 14

Felipe Rodriguez: Employees' Benefit Association; membership certificate, 1917 March 27

Box 1, Folder 15

Felipe Rodriguez: Employees' Benefit Association; dues receipts, 1917, 1921-1923

Box 1, Folder 16

Felipe Rodriguez: Employees' Benefit Association; letter referencing: mine closing, April 1921

Box 1, Folder 17

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1922 June 25

Box 1, Folder 18

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1922 August 5

Box 1, Folder 19

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1922 August 21

Box 1, Folder 20

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1923 January 16

Box 1, Folder 21

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1923 January 29

Box 1, Folder 22

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1923 April 23

Box 1, Folder 23

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; letter, 1923 May 9

Box 1, Folder 24

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Benito Juarez; receipts, 1922, 1923

Box 1, Folder 25

Felipe Rodriguez: Logia Suprema; estatutos (statute), January 1921

Box 1, Folder 26

Felipe Rodriguez: certificates-Mexican Consulate, 1917

Box 1, Folder 27

Felipe Rodriguez: certificates-Mexican Consulate, 1918

Box 1, Folder 28

Felipe Rodriguez: certificates-Mexican Consulate, 1929

Box 1, Folder 29

Felipe Rodriguez: Pirtleville Association; correspondence, 1923 April 7

Box 1, Folder 30

Felipe Rodriguez: Pirtleville Association; correspondence, 1923 June 5

Box 1, Folder 31

Felipe Rodriguez: Ramirez Funeral Service; account, receipts, December 1950, October 1951

Box 1, Folder 32

Juan Martin Rodriguez: baptismal certificate, 1917 March 7

Box 1, Folder 33

Juan Martin Rodriguez: permit for burial, 1918 April 10

Box 1, Folder 34

Valentin Rodriguez: death certificate, 1914 April 10

 

Series II: Property Records, 1913-1936

Box 1, Folder 35

Douglas Furniture Store: receipts, 1917, 1920

Box 1, Folder 36

Griffith Corporation: receipts, 1928 January 27

Box 1, Folder 37

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: receipts, 1923

Box 1, Folder 38

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: receipts, 1924

Box 1, Folder 39

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: receipts, 1925

Box 1, Folder 40

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: receipts, 1926

Box 1, Folder 41

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: receipts, 1927

Box 1, Folder 42

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: statements of payments due, 1924-1926

Box 1, Folder 43

Huntington Land and Improvement Co.: tax statements, 1924-1925, 1927

Box 1, Folder 44

Improvement of DeSoto Property: receipts, 1925

Box 1, Folder 45

Jubencio Guerrero and Felipe Rodriguez: property agreement, 1913 July 25

Box 1, Folder 46

LA Popular Outfitting Co., Inc.: account book, 1936

Box 1, Folder 47

Whiting-Mead Corporation: merchandise note, receipts, May 1936

 

Series III: Miscellaneous Records, 1917-1922

Box 1, Folder 48

Road Tax: receipts, 1917-1922

Box 1, Folder 49

School (or Poll) tax: receipts, 1916-1919, 1922