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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 07:21 AM
Tijuana: Avenida Olvera. 1900’s (Today, Avenida Revolución)

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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 08:51 AM

Why is title of the picture spelled that way? Tia Juana
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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 10:38 AM

In early historic mission documents — primarily baptism, marriage, and death records — there are mentions of the city with the names: La Tía Juana, Tiguana, Tiuana, Teguana, Tiwana, Tijuan, Ticuan, and the present day name, Tijuana.

Derived from wikipedia

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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 11:00 AM

Too bad they didn't have D.K.around to straighten them out. Back in the Day. :lol::lol:
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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 11:15 AM
Tia Juana = Aunt Jane

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On Sept. 6, 1906, Arthur North (Camp and Camino in Lower California) wrote that he "rode into the little town of Tia Juana".


Map made in 1919, the name has morphed:

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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 12:54 PM

I see that Fruitland is closer to San Diego than San Francisco,LOL

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[*] posted on 1-7-2014 at 01:32 PM
This is So Amazing and Coincidental!

Just yesterday, we went to Carnitas Los Panchos in Rosarito.

There was a poster on the wall - an obviously handmade and loving compilation of family memories assembled from newspaper clippings and old photos.

It was too dark inside the restaurant to take a good picture, so I took note of what was on display.

From left-to-right, top-to-bottom:

1) Calleion Z, Antigua Vialodad de Tijuana.

2) Panaoramica de Tecate 1915.

3) Voluntarios circa de 1920.

4) La Celebracion circa de 1935.

5) Jesus Hoyas Cabalcada 1936 Primer en Tecate. Tambien como "Nino Pederio".

6} Petra Osuna 1929.

7) Desfile 1937.

I was overwhelmed by this painstaking tribute to a family history and I felt a great sense of disappointment that I couldn't take a good picture.

[Edited on 1-7-2014 by Gypsy Jan]

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