CALL FOR PAPERS MARIANAS HISTORY CONFERENCE 2015

One Archipelago, Many Stories: Milestones in Marianas History September 4-6, 2015
 Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands The Northern Marianas Humanities Council, University of Guam, Guam Preservation Trust, and Guampedia are pleased to announce a call for papers for the 3rd Marianas History Conference. It will be held on Saipan from September 4-6, 2015Read More…

Across the Water in Time nominated as finalist at 2014 Guam International Film Festival

Across the Water in Time nominated as finalist at 2014 Guam International Film Festival

  I just received an email from Kel Muna informing me that AWT has been nominated as a finalist in the “Made in the Marianas” category of the 2014 Guam International Film Festival. I am so very pleased! I must recognize Rosanna Perez Barcinas who encouraged me to submit the production to the Film Festival.Read More…

Genealogical Investigations: Vicente de Leon Guerrero

Genealogical Investigations: Vicente de Leon Guerrero

Vicente de LEON GUERRERO was born about 1829 according to the 1897 Spanish census. I assume he was born in Guam although I have no written documents to verify this. He is my 2nd great grandfather (great, great grandfather). I don’t know much about him other than he was the patriarch to at least twoRead More…

Searching for Esiquiel L.G. Castro

Searching for Esiquiel L.G. Castro

I have been researching the Leon Guerrero’s of Guam for a while now. I get busy and put away the research and start up again. I am in one of those start up phases now. I am trying to trace the lineage of one Ezekial Leon Guerrero CASTRO. I have the found the following alternateRead More…

1940 U.S. Census Available This Month!

1940 U.S. Census Available This Month!

The above scene is from 1940s Guam. Today at 12:01 a.m. the 16th Census of the Unites States, the 1940 census, become public domain and will be available for researchers for the first time after 72 years! The National Archives will provide digital images of the census pages at one minute after midnight. This willRead More…