Archive ID: 2020-026-3

Valadez family at South Works

Date Created: 1950s

Donor: Lupe Valadez

Media Type: Photograph

Description:

Valadez family. Pictured is Gerardo Valadez (front, center) with sons Ben, Frank, Harry, Lee, Lupe, and Mento.

Backstory:

“Valadez family were early arrivals to South Chicago from the Mexican state of Jalisco. They became very well known and respected labor and community leaders.

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