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Bella Quiroz with McKinney Monarch Butterfly, 2021

Bella Quiroz poses with a monarch butterfly at the 2021 McKinney Dia de los Muertos celebration.

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…

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…

Colorful Parade Float, 2000

A colorful float at the Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Family Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos

A family attends 2021 McKinney’s Dia De Los Muertos celebration at Glenn Mitchell Memorial Park

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,…

Group of Young Performers, 1986

Young performers in various outfits for the Mexican Independence Day celebration.