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1st Marianas History Conference

…A list of genealogical resources will also be made available for those interested. Read paper here. Digital Storytelling By Rlene Santos Steffy Collecting oral histories is an effective process in…

Cynthia Johnston Torres

…education, spending two years at San Diego State University and earning her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California in San Diego, with a minor in school administration and a…

Whaling Influence in the Marianas

…but no young children. Governor Pablo Pérez wrote that during the epidemic, “the Santisimo (Holy Sacrament) was carried through the streets at all hours of the day and night.” Because…

Tsunami and Earthquake History and Potential for Guam

…may be apparent on the earth’s crust as a fault line, like the San Andreas Fault that runs along the length of California. Sometimes the earth’s tectonic plates spread apart,…

Educational Institutions during the Spanish Era

…(1668-1898). With the arrival of the Jesuit Father Diego Luis de San Vitores in 1668, the Colegio de San Juan de Letrán was established in the capital city of Hagåtña….

Influential Governors in Education

…of island operations. He also served on the Council for Public Education (Junta de Enseñanza Pública) and assumed the role of Supervisor of the Rector of the Colegio de San

Filipinos on Guam

…de San Vitores arrived on Guam around 1668, his lay assistant was a Filipino Cebuano named Pedro Calungsor. When San Vitores was martyred, Calungsor was killed along with him. Today,…

Concepcion Cruz Barrett

…courtship, Chong followed him there.  They married on 4 July 1939 in Manila. Before long her husband Jack was transferred to Presidio, San Francisco, saving him from serving World War…

Early Transpacific Telecommunications

The Cable Station Sumay, Guam. Margaret Laurenson Collection collection. Commercial Pacific Cable Company Station is depicted in this postcard from 1905. James Oelke-Farley collection. From San Francisco to the Philippines…

Father Luís de Medina

…de San Vitores, who was in Spain at the time organizing a mission to the Ladrones Islands, as the Marianas were called then. Medina decided to join San Vitores in…