bandera-flagbanner_logo.jpg (15534 bytes)

escudo-coat of arms info

PRHGS Photo Album

Daily Life

Category Subject Description
Daily Life Cemetery View of San Juan Cemetery

Daily Life

1918 Bohio

A "Bohio" Somewhere near Isabela, PR Circa 1918

Daily Life

Fiembreras

Before Macdonald's an Kentucky Fried Chicken and the other fast food chains invaded Puerto Rico, workers in the towns and countryside depended on itinerant food vendors for their lunch time meals which were delivered piping hot in "fiambreras"-- a nest of pots.

 Daily Life

 Yauco High School

Early photo of the school

Passenger Ship

Antonio López

The Antonio López was one of several ships owned by the Compañia Trasatlántica Española that brought immigrants from Spain to Puerto Rico and Cuba in the mid 19th century. 

Passenger Ship

Marine Tiger

Passenger ship which brought many early Puerto Rican immigrants to the USA.

Passenger Ship

SS Coamo

Postcard image of the S.S. Coamo of the New York & Porto Rico Steamship Co. It was one of several ships brought Puerto Ricans to New York From the early 1900s to the early 1940s.

1927 Postcard

San Juan

1927 Postcard of San Juan, Puerto Rico

1895 Postcard

Canary Island

This Postcard was published (circa 1895) in the Canary Islands from which many of our ancestors emigrated from to Puerto Rico.  It depicts the harbor of the island of Gran Canaria and several motorized sailing ships that transported people and cargo to Spain's island possessions in the Caribbean.
1900 Postcard

Santa Cruz

"Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, circa 1900/"

Family Photographs

Category Subject Description

Family Photograph

Marie Caballero

Photographs of paternal grandparents

Family Photograph

Emilio Medina Cruz Picture of great aunt Canuta 1920's

Family Photograph

Eric Hunt

Simon Benitez Melendez and Epifania Huertas Velez from Vieques Puerto Rico

Family Photograph

Acosta

Photograph of Juan F. Acosta de Arce

Family Photograph

Feliciano

Photograph of Liborio Feliciano on his Coffee farm in Lares

Family Photograph

Torres-Fox

Photograph of Karen Torres-Fox Family 1947

Family Photograph

Vidot

Photograph of Bonifacia Vidot Soto

Family Photograph

Colon

Photograph of Carmen Maria Colon

Family Photograph

Diack

Photograph of George A. Diack, born 20 Nov 1861 in Matanzas, Cuba; 1889, Havana, Cuba (honeymoon).

Family Photograph

Torres Alicea

Family photo of Don Jose Dolores Torres Alicea

Family Photograph

Travecier

Doña Maria Luisa Travecier and her mother Doña Damasa Ramos.

Family Photograph

Ramón Giusti

Capitán Rafael de Sevilla y León (1815-1856) Ancestor of Ramón Giusti

Family Photograph

F. Joseph Ginorio

Dona Maria Catalina de Urrutia y Montoya and Don Juan Daban y Busterino, Governor of Puerto Rico 1783-89 5th great-grandparents of PRHGS member F. Joseph Ginorio

Family Photograph

El Gallito Sword

"Delgado Family Heirloom" Rafael Delgado Simonet

Family Photograph

Caraballo

Photograph of Serafin Caraballo from Yauco, and his wife Ana lisa Igartua Caraballo, from Aguadilla PR. In 1950, just after their USA migration.
Family Photograph

Rodriguez Amador
Rodriguez Barril

Taken in Hatillo where the family had a country house in 1924. The two persons are my uncle Pepe Rodriguez Amador and my grandfather, Rafael Rodriguez Barril.

This photo was sent in response to a PRHGS article about license plates in Puerto Rico

Documents

Category Subject Description

Document

1932 Stock Certificate

1932 Stock certificate of the Porto Rico Telephone Company

Document

1872 Slave Certificate

1872 Slave Ownership Certificate

Document

Slave Bond

This is a "slave bond" used by Government of PR to indemnify slave holders when manumission was declared in PR
     

Government/Military

Category Subject Description

Government

Policeman - Yauco, PR

Early photo of a Yauco policeman

Government

Enumeradores of 1899

Photos of Census Takers of 1899

Volunteer

Volunteer Battalion

A member of the Batallón de Voluntarios de Puerto Rico - Circa 1898

Military

1918 Guardias de la Patria

The Guardias de la Pátria were local militia units organized in the various towns in Puerto Rico during World War I to defend the Island while the Regular Army's Provisional
Puerto Rican Infantry Regiment was posted to Panama to protect the Canal against German saboteurs.

Military

Battle Flag

The Battle Flag of the 1st Provisional Batallion of Puerto Rico

Military

Sgt. Agapito
López Sánchez

Puerto Rico Regiment of Infantry, U.S. Army, Circa 1917
     

 


-
|| Home | GenConnect | Surname Helper | Surname Index | Back-||
--

-

-
Copyright © 1996 - 2005 Puerto Rican Hispanic Genealogical Society
--
 Última modificación el:6 de enero de 2005 | Last Update: January 6, 2005
Please tell us what you think!  Our e-mail address is prhgs@yahoo.com