Tag Archives: Spanish Consul

New Document: Spanish Consul in San Francisco on Spanish Colonias (1938)

In this fascinating and complex document, the Spanish Consul in San Francisco reports back to the Ministry in Madrid on how the Spanish enclaves in California are reacting to the war in Spain. There are some apparent typos and some … Continue reading

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New document: Why the recruitment of Spaniards to Hawaii ended in 1913

    Transcription and translation of another gem from the Archivo General de la Administración, in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.   On July 1, 1913, the Spanish Consul of Hawaii files a report to the Consul of San Francisco who … Continue reading

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New document: Report from Spanish Consul (San Francisco) on Labor Unrest in Vacaville, California, November 28, 1932

November 28, 1932 Situation of Spanish laborers in Vacaville Most Excellent Sir: On the 26th of this month I received a phone call from the Sheriff of the county to which the town of Vacaville belongs.  He told me that … Continue reading

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