GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
St. Joseph Church
1515 Baker Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
History: St. Joseph Church, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Fresno (Archives: Fresno, California). Monterey-Fresno diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s attended to Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Miwok), Tejon Ranch, Kern and Los Angeles Counties, California, 1913-1950 (closed).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1913-1950
Volume: Several entries among several volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.