East of East

East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte

A Project of the South El Monte Arts Posse

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The Ramos family arrived in El Monte’s Medina Court in the early 20th century. The family patriarch, Nicolas Cervantes built a successful walnut business and became the richest person in El Monte and was greatly respected in the community and out.…

Summary: Eulalia Ramos grew up in Medina Court. After her parents eloped they settled in El Monte, in Medina Court just behind Lady of Guadalupe Church. She recounts growing up in a town that was primarily rural and people worked in the fields. She…
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