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Abigail Adams Historical Figure
Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams was known for her lively intelligence, for her wit and for her promotion of women’s rights. She read philosophy, poetry and politics. Abigail Adams was a great comfort to her husband as he shared his thoughts by…

Mercy Otis Warren Historical Figure
Mercy Otis Warren was known as the Conscience of the American Revolution. A lifelong revolutionary, she was the first woman to champion an anti-Federalist viewpoint. Warren used her talents as a writer to promote the Revolutionary cause with…

Dolley Madison Historical Figure
Raised as a Quaker, Dolly Paine left the sect to marry John Todd, was widowed, and then married James Madison in 1794. She was a gracious hostess at the White House for her husband and also President Jefferson. Legend credits Dolley Madison with…

Mexican Independence Day Float in Fillmore
Float decorated for Mexican Independence Day parade on September 16, 1935 in Filllmore, CA. Member of Círculo Nardo de Los Leñadores stand in front of the float wearing white ruffled dresses. A banner stands between them.

Ruth Sanchez, far left;…

Los Leñadores, Post Parade Group Photo
Five women pose for a group photo after a Mexican Independence Day. The women are members of Los Leñadores. They stand outdoors on a lawn and are all wearing long white dresses with corsages. Second from the right is Maria Sanchez.

Girls on Easter Sunday
Sanchez family girls and two friends pose for an outdoor full portrait in their Easter Sunday dresses, a couple of the girls are carrying Easter baskets. They are at the Sanchez family home at 326 Santa Clara Street in Fillmore. Girls identified as…

Young Women's Church Group, St. Francis of Assisi Parish
Outdoor group portrait of members of a young women's church group at St. Francis of Assisi Church. They young women pose with a priest in the middle of the group, and church in the background. All the women are dressed up in hats and dresses.

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Full portrait of Clara and Maria (Mary) Sanchez standing outside in a garden or landscaped yard. The girls appear to be young teenagers. The girls are wearing dresses and stockings and are both posed with one arm around the other's waist and the…

Refugio "Ruth" Sanchez and Guadalupe Sanchez
Refugio "Ruth" Sanchez and Guadalupe Sanchez pose for an outdoor portrait. Ruth, in a dress and black Mary Jane shoes, stands next to Guadalupe, seated in a light colored dress and shoes. Both girls smile at the viewer.

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Soledad Ybarra and Jesus Muñoz
Outdoor portrait of Soledad Ybarra (standing) and Jesus Muñoz, daughter of Pascula Garnica. They are standing in front of a fenced garden. Soledad looks at the viewer and Jesus is turned to her right facing off to the left of the viewer. Both are…

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Outdoor portrait of Maria (Mary) at about age 9 sitting in a chair next to her older sister, Refugio, who is standing with an arm on the back of Maria's chair. Both girls are wearing dresses and bows or ribbons in their hair. They face the viewer…

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Refugio and Maria Sanchez
Refugio (left) and Maria Sanchez stand alongside their home on Santa Clara Street in Fillmore. They are standing next to the side of the house, Refugio leaning into it. Both girls are wearing knee length dresses and looking at the viewer.

Concha Guerrero and Juana Sandoval
Full portrait of two women, Concha Guerrero, left, and Juana Sandoval, standing outside. Concha is wearing a broad-brimmed floppy hat, dress, and pumps; Juana wears a cloche hat, dress, and pumps.

Portrait of Four Girls
Four girls in dresses and stockings pose for a full group portrait outdoors, outside of a wooden building. The girls are (l-r): Dominga Sanchez, Josie Guerrero, Martina Rivas, Maria Sanchez.

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Pansy Augusta Brewster, Age 21
Sepia toned full side view portrait of Pansy Augusta Brewster at approximately age 21. Pansy is sitting in a chair, holding two roses, and appears to be examining them. Pansy wears her hair in a Gibson Girl hairstyle and is wearing long gloves and a…

Two Girls on Swing Portrait
Sepia toned indoor studio photograph of two girls in lovely dresses sitting on a swing, facing the camera. They link arms and hold onto the ropes of the swing. Straw hats lay in the foreground on hay covered ground. Pansy Augusta Brewster is girl on…

Effie and Mabel Bartlett
Full portrait of Effie and Mabel Bartlett, two young girls, sitting in white dresses on hay or grass. They both gaze to the right of the camera. There is a backdrop of a beach and ocean scene behind them. The photograph is mounted on cardboard.…

Adelaida Camarillo
Full portrait of Adelaida Camarillo, a young woman, in a dark flowered dress, facing the viewer but turned to her right slightly with one hand resting on the back of an upholstered chair. A small table with a bust on it is next to her on her left.

Francesca Camarillo
Full portrait of Francesca Camarillo, a young woman, in a striped dress, facing the viewer but turned to her right slightly with one hand resting on the back of an upholstered chair. A small table with a bust on it is next to her on her left.

Mrs. John Donlon
Full portrait of Mrs. John Donlon (first name not provided), standing with one arm resting on an upholstered chair. She faces the camera, but looks to the viewer's right. She wears her hair pulled back with bangs, and has on a floor length long…

Mr. and Mrs. G. Maulhardt and Daughter
Full portrait of Sofie Maulhardt, seated left, and Godfrey Maulhardt, seated right, with their daughter standing between them. All are facing the camera but looking off to the side. An ornate flowered backdrop is behind them and Mr. Maulhardt sits in…

Myrtle Shepherd and Lee White Lloyd
Full portrait of Myrtle Shepherd and Mr. Lee White Lloyd. They face each other, but Shepherd looks down at a flower while Mr. Lloyd looks down at her. According to library records: Mr. Lloyd was Myrtle Shepherd's first husband and a teacher. They…

Maria Martina Cota Ruiz and Rafaela Francisca Romona Cota Ruiz
Full portrait of Maria Martina Cota Ruiz seated to the left of her standing sister Rafaela Francisca Romona [Ramona ?] Cota Ruiz. They are both wearing dresses and Maria is resting her right arm on a wooden table. Maria Ruiz was the wife of Gabriel…

Louisa Ruiz Walker Outdoor Portrait
Portrait of Louisa Ruiz Walker standing in diagonal profile looking straight ahead and smiling. She is wearing a floral dress with her hands behind her back. A yard, bushes, trees and a house are visible in the background.

Minnie Ruiz
Portrait of Minnie Ruiz sitting and holding a guitar. She is wearing a dress and has a tall up-do hairstyle, or tall hat or head covering. A studio backdrop and props are visible in the background. Minnie Ruiz was the wife of Ulpiano Torigio Ruiz.…
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