Members Spanish Welfare Association

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Title

Members Spanish Welfare Association

Description

Members Spanish American Welfare Association (SAWA), in 1919, Marcos Gomez immigrated from Spain to America, and he later help found the SAWA. The group purchased a building on Ridge Road for its meetings and events in 1924. The site was the former Liberty Theatre, which was owned by the Moises Family. This photograph shows some of the members of the association.

Source

Hispanic Heritage "Bring Us Your History!" Project

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Date

1940

Rights

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