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Newspaper Clipping about Fiesta Celebration in Finch Park, 1953
Newspaper clipping that covers the 1953 Mexican Independence Day celebration held in Finch Park with Mexican food, dance and music!
Newspaper Clipping of Sandy Ponce, a Fiesta Queen Nominee, 1967
"Modern Dance -- Sandy Ponce, 14 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isidore Ponce, is a candidate for Fiesta Queen to be held here Sept. 16. Sandy's modern dance was judged a winner in the talent contest, sponsored by women of the Holy Family Church.…
Newspaper Clipping of the Fiesta Queen Crowning, 1967
A newspaper clipping about the Fiesta Queen crowning. Nominees and judges are listed by name.
Newspaper Clipping of Linda Martinez, a Fiesta Queen Nominee, 1967
"Spiritual Song -- Linda Martinez sang a spiritual number in the recent talent show, sponsored by women of the Holy Family Church, to win her candidacy in the Fiesta Queen's Contest. The Mexican Independence Day celebration is scheduled for September…
Newspaper Clipping of Ruth Gonzalez, a Fiesta Queen Nominee, 1967
"Queen Candidate -- Ruth Gonzalez, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Joe Gonzalez Sr., is 14 years of age and a freshman in McKinney High School. She was a winner in the recent talent contest held to select queen candidates for the Mexican Independence Day…
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."
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,…
La Loma Children, 1959
"La Loma residents Onesma Garcia, Margarita Carranza, Anita and Gilda Garcia dressed in their Easter best in 1959. The open space behind them looks south to Virginia Street and beyond."
Tags: 150 Years, Hispanic Heritage Month, La Loma
Rebekah Jacobson, Hailey Mercer and Meredith Cloutier at the Powder Puff Game, 2010
As they watched the action on the field, sophomores Rebekah Jacobson, Hailey Mercer and Meredith Cloutier giggled together.