TITLE: PALACIO ALVARADO SU HISTORIA
AUTHOR: María Guadalupe González Ávila
Trabajo fotográfico de Colectivo Sal de Luz: Sylvia Alonso Espinosa, Alejandro Vargas y Vargas, Sara Teran Balderrama, Lilette Aguirre Contreras y Guadalupe Campos Rubio.
FIRST EDITION: Primera
This book captures the cultural heritage of Don Pedro Alvarado: The Alvarado Palace, and the family belongings, through a Historical Novel and a visual documentation.
Located in Hidalgo del Parral, an important mining city in the state of Chihuahua Mexico, the Alvarado Palace was built by Mr. Alvarado as a tribute of love to his beloved wife: Virginia Griensen.
This literary work and pictures, take us back to the late 1800s and early 1900s, a period with great political, social, and economic relevance for Mexico.
This building, built during the world’s silver boom, bore witness to the arrival of electricity, railways installation, the nation’s economic development, as well as the birth of the Mexican Revolution.
Don Pedro Alvarado, an internationally recognized prominent miner, a great philanthropist, and an exceptional human being, had among his friends both government representatives and revolution insurgents. Thanks to these liaisons, his properties were respected by all parties. Nowadays, this place continues showing to its visitors the greatness and splendor of that time.
This book is intended to honor the memory of a great man who sought the well-being of his family, friends, employees, and all those who asked for his help. Also, it intends to show the values that guided his life: an invaluable example that lasts until this day.
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