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"Despite rainy weather Friday and Saturday the fiesta of the Church of the Holy Family well attended. The fiesta, which was a celebration of Mexico's Indepdence Day, was held at the pavillion at the Picnic Grounds.Proceeds will from the celebration…
Newspaper clipping about the Holy Family Church in East McKinney planning a Fiesta celebration on September 16, 1967. The event included food, music, dancing, and the crowing of the Fiesta Queen.
"Misses Olga Gonzales and Santos Salazar will be princesses to the Fiesta Queen of 1971. "
Newspaper clipping that covers the 1953 Mexican Independence Day celebration held in Finch Park with Mexican food, dance and music!
"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."
"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,…