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This is a poem by Padilla de Sanz written in honor of her friend, the suffragist Ana Roque de Duprey after her death in 1933. In this short poem, La Hija not only paid tribute to Roque de Duprey's fulfilling life but also alluded to the broader…

Speech given by Padilla de Sanz in the prison of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. La Hija addressed the inmates directly and offered them advice on how to rehabilitate themselves through Christianity and education. Rather than a dismissive and judgemental tone,…

Article written by Padilla de Sanz in the publication Tricolor about Puerto Rican independence. Padilla argued that disunity amongst figures in the independence movement hindered the country's liberation efforts.

Excerpt from an article written by Padilla de Sanz regarding contributions made by women to the war effort. Padilla de Sanz argued that while traditionally seen as inferior to men, women have held their own throughout history and deserve equal…

In this article for Condor Blanco, Padilla de Sanz wrote about the importance of preserving Puerto Rican culture and language when faced with powerful outside influences.

In this poem Padilla de Sanz lamented the extreme wealth inequality that led to the suffering of disadvantaged children. She observed how these inequalities in youth would greatly influence their path in life, creating a vicious cycle of poverty.

This is an excerpt taken from an article by La Hija on the important role that women play in the home. La Hija argued that the contributions made by women while in the private sphere were just as valuable as those made by men in the public sphere.…

Article written by Padilla de Sanz about the replacement of local priests in Arecibo to make way for the addition of priests from the United States. La Hija was furious that these new additions to the parish did not speak Spanish, preventing them…

In this article Padilla de Sanz highlighted the important contributions made by women throughout history.

In this article La Hija argued against the discrimination against the elderly. She insisted that old age was something to be celebrated and respected.
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