Antonio Regalado Calvo (1900-1973) and Maria de la Luz Mendez Calvo (1896-1982) were immigrants from Sonora, Mexico. They married in 1926 and started their own business selling Mexican food to workers in local packing houses. As the business grew, Antonio and Luz were eventually able to open a small restaurant, Las Delicias Café, which moved permanently to 1118 Pico Street in downtown San Fernando in 1946. Antonio and Luz (Mendez) Calvo Family Collection. Families Collection, Mexicans Food, Delicias Café, Downtown San, Fernando, Business Sell, The, Digital Collection, Angels
This is a really interesting article about the history of Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the US and their origins.
Cinco de Mayo History 8,000 French soldiers vs 4,000 Mexican army at the Battle of Puebla
Lucy Eldine Gonzalez American labor organizer and radical socialist,. born around 1853 in Texas, likely as a slave, to parents of Native American, Black American and Mexican ancestry. In 1871 she married Albert Parsons, a former Confederate soldier. They were forced to flee from Texas north by intolerant reactions to their interracial marriage. They settled in Chicago, Illinois. Described by the Chicago Police Department as "more dangerous than a thousand rioters" in the 1920s,
The Weeping Woman by David Blancas MEXICAN LEGEND Children are warned not to go out in the dark, for, La Llorona might snatch them and never return them. www.literacynet.o...
Cantinflas (1911 - 1993) Mexican actor, played Passepartout in the movie "Around the World in Eighty Days"
Mexican cultural dance :: Irwin Nash Images of Migrant Labor Digital Collection