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42835Re: [GaliciaPoland-Ukraine] Little Poland en la hacienda

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  • ADefi
    Jan 31, 2013
      Is a very interesting story about this "Colonia", a book written by Tadeusz Lepkowski "Historia Meksyku" is available.  
      There are many other articles regarding the subject, and also to the opposition of Mexico allowing polish immigration and to be more specific "judea-polaca".



      From: Laurence <Lkrupnak@...>
      To: GaliciaPoland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:21 PM
      Subject: [GaliciaPoland-Ukraine] Little Poland en la hacienda


      From 1943 to 1946, Colonia Santa Rosa in Guanajuato, Mexico was the site of a US-government sponsored home for Polish refugees. About 240 miles northwest of Mexico City and "10 minutes' ride by mule-drawn tram from the Leon railway station," the hacienda included a 39-room ranch house, a flour mill, ten wheat storage warehouses, a chapel and other buildings, as well as several acres for growing crops. By October 1943, almost 1,500 Poles were sheltered at Colonia Santa Rosa......



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