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Arrival at El Tovar

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Black and white postcard with front elevated view of touring cars and visitors. Native American individuals and crafts are visible near entrance.

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1924

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Hotel El Tovar Grand Canyon of Arizona

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Color postcard titled, "8797 El Tovar Grand Canyon of Arizona." Handwritten annotation, "Dear Miss Oakley, I expect to leave here Tuesday A.M. Have had the time of my life. Lovingly, M."

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1905

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Authorized Rates for Public Utilities, Season, 1923

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Rates for lodging and tours operated by the Fred Harvey Company including El Tovar, Bright Angel Cottages, Hermit Cabins, and Phantom Ranch.

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1923

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Certificate of Nationality

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Five certificates of nationality of Chinese settlers born in Canton and Kon Si. They immigrated to Cuba from China in 1880 to work as indentured servants. Each is signed in Chinese along the left side.

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Baptism Certificate

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Quentin Madan, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity in the Church of Our Lady of the Ascension. Madan was originally from Canton. In his baptism, Madan offered his loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually

Quentin Madan, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity in the Church of Our Lady of the Ascension. Madan was originally from Canton. In his baptism, Madan offered his loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually receive permanent residency in Cuba, a legal requirement. His godfather was Cristoval Madan and this form was signed by Manuel Miranda, priest of the Church of Our Lady of the Ascension. 1865.

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1865