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Petra Guillén, October 22, 1990

 Series — Box: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: OH E 0182

Scope and Contents

Petra Guillen (1919-2015) came to Houston in 1921, from the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. She began teaching catechism at the age of 10 to public school children in different neighborhoods as part of the establishment of the Missionary Catechists from the Our Lady of Guadalupe parish. She was a lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Guadalupe and choose to stay in the Second Ward to be close to the church.


  • Other: October 22, 1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 7 Cassettes

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center Repository


The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002