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El Fanguito-1947
The suburb of Fanguito was located on the banks of Caño after passing the factory covers . Here are some mangroves that their lands were invaded by the large number of immigrants who came from the mountains towards the Capital. If you were coming from north to south , you had to walk across the street Hoare to the mangroves and there was located the suburbs. These people walked over tables from one house to another , as the area was Babot and overcrowding was of great proportions and not to mention the diseases that they spread on the site. This neighborhood was burned almost entirely in the early decade of 1950 and the people who lost their homes were moved to the farmhouses as Residential Luis Llorens Torres had recently opened in Street Loiza .
Posted by JAIME MONGE on July 9, 2010 Full Size| Slideshow

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Reply JAIME MONGE
9:04 PM on May 3, 2013 
Puedes usarla, ya que esa foto es de dominio publico. Si vas al Archivo General de P.R. vas a encontrar muchas mas o si vas a la Biblioteca Lazaro en la UPR, tambien hay mas.
Reply Evelyn Diaz Valera
1:34 PM on May 3, 2013 
i would like to have permission to use this picture of el fanguito for my book i am writing called all my children my mother was born 1936 in el fanguito and i am writing a book on her history in El Fanguito.
Reply Louis Torres
11:23 AM on July 24, 2012 
I would like permission to use the picture post on the website for a book I am writing on my mother. It is called: El Fanguito-1947. That is where I was born.

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