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The Spanish American Welfare Association was an organization established by the Spanish community to be a place where the community could hold events and gather in unity.

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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…

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Little Spain Restaurant – Owned by Jose and Carmen Perez of the Spanish American Welfare Association – This restaurant was located on Wilkesbarre Street, Lackawanna, NY 14218 Circa 1950s – and was one of the first Spanish Restaurants/Bars in…

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Moises Mendez, Member Spanish-American Welfare Club – Ridge Road in Lackawanna, NY

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This card gave Moises Mendes access to the Spanish Consulate General.

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Certificate of Nationality for Moises Mendez. Moises Mendez migrated from Spain and was the owner of Moises Poultry Market, Member of the Spanish American Welfare Association, Lackawanna, NY
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