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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."
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…
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 the Fiesta Queen Crowning, 1967
A newspaper clipping about the Fiesta Queen crowning. Nominees and judges are listed by name.
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 Fiesta Queen, Ruth Gonzales, 1968
"Fiesta Queen -- Ruth Gonzales, queen of the 1967 Mexican Fiesta, will give her title and crown to Lucy Travino at ceremonies which will be held Sunday, September 15, at the Community Center. Miss Travino is the 1968 Fiesta Queen and her court will…
Newspaper Clipping of Fiesta Queen, Rose Armijo, 1971
"Fiesta Queen -- Miss Rose Armijo will be crowned Fiesta Queen of 1971. The YoungSociety Club is sponsoring the celebration of Mexican Independence Day on September 17 with a Fiesta will take place at the Community Center (formerly Jaycee Center) at…
Lion Parade Float, 1979
The Senior parade float for 1979 was a lion with a sign stating "Chew 'em up and spit 'em out!'.