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Holy Family Church, 1950s
"Father Jose de Jesus Vega is surrounded by the families who attended and help build La Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) church in the 1950s. Altar boys are in the middle. The choir is on the left. Father Vega established the Episcopal mission in…
Mexican Hat Dance, 1958
"Elementary school children dance the Mexican Hat Dance for the high school's "Around the World in Eighty Days" program in March 1958. From left: Modesta Garcia, Pedro Almendarez, Onesma Garcia, and Dionicio Garcia."
First Fiesta Queen, Dominga Coronado, 1950s
"The first Fiesta Queen, Dominga Coronado, was crowned during the 16th of September Festival in the early 1950s. She is flanked by Maids Florencia and Teresa Castro, left, and Butch Castillo, right. Simona and Marth Castillo, left, and Jimmy Gomez,…
Fiesta Dancing, 1950s
"Fiesta Queen Dominga Coronado watches the dancing during the 16th of September Festival in the dances of our heritage at Holy Family (church) when our parents were busy working in the field," remembers Gilda Garza who grew up on La Loma."
Wedding at Holy Family, 1950s
"Juan and Lola Ponse's wedding at Holy Family Church in the 1950s. Johnny Urbano and Margarita Carranza hold the bride's train."
Medarda "Ida" Nino Garcia and Children
"Merdrada "Ida" ino Garcia surrounded by her children. From left: Aline, Franklin, Santana, and Bobby. Ida's family were Hispanic pioneers in McKinney. Ida, who worked at the Woods Cafe, could speak English. She was often called upon to translate for…
"World War II war veteran Willie Sanchez, like other veterans, was considered a hero by the people in his neighborhood."