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- Tags: 150 Years
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…
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
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."
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…
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.