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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."

Cinco de Mayo Celebration Committee, 1967

"Setting up the Cinco de Mayo celebration in 1967 at the east side community center; which is now the Samaritan Inn. Front row from left" Frank Garcia, W. B. Finney, Rudy Jimenez, next three unidentified, Joe Cavazos. Second row includes second from…

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…

Willie Sanchez

"World War II war veteran Willie Sanchez, like other veterans, was considered a hero by the people in his neighborhood."

Cinco de Mayo Proclamation Signing, 1997

"Mayor John Gay signs a proclamation declaring May 3, 1997, the official day for McKinney's Cinco de Mayo celebration. With Mayor Gay are League of United Latin American Citizens members, from left: Leonard Gonzalez, president; Mike Pardon, second…

Holy Family School, 1997

"Manuela Ponce reads a story to students at Holy Family School in 1997. the non-profit, non denominational school was started in the 1950s as :a escuelita, the Little School, in Old McKinney's La Loma neighborhood."

Pvt. James J. Thompson

"Pvt James J. Thompson, McKinney, was born December 21, 1890 and educated in the McKinney schools. Enlisted May 27, 1918, joining Supply Co., 133rd Inf., 34th Division, which trained at Camp Cody, Deming, N. M. Went over with that division in October…

Pvt. L. Eugene Mallow

"Pvt. L. Eugene Mallow, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Mallow of McKinney. Born November 16, 1896, near Frisco and received his education in the schools of McKinney. Entered service August 26, 1918, and was sent to Camp Travis for training. He was…