El Comercio Migrant Association Database

Yesica Ayme, Alan Durston, Eliezer Molina, Roberto Pareja & Luis Tavera
This dataset contains information from a corpus of several thousand announcements published by migrant associations in the classifieds section of Peru's main daily paper, El Comercio, from 1906 to 1933. The associations recorded in the dataset were established by internal migrants living in Lima, Peru. Each association represented migrants from a specific region or town, generally in the Andean highland regions of Peru. Information is recorded in two spreadsheets: "Associations" and "Articles." The first contains...
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