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Description
This collection consists of 41 letters primarily from Ysidro Alvarado, living in Mexico, to his family in California, dating from 1926-1954.
Background
Antonio and Clara Alvarado were both born in Mexico in the late 1800s. The couple had at least two sons: Ysidro and José. The couple later moved to Southern California with their son José, who was born on June 13, 1905 in León, Mexico. He was an agricultural employee for Grether Ranch in the Las Posas Valley for 45 years. La Sandia was a hacienda outside of the city of León (Guanajuato) Mexico, and is now a part of León.
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
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