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Queens Garcia Rodriguez, and Andrea Garza, 2000

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Previous Fiesta Queens, Garcia Rodriguez '81 and Andrea Garza ' 91, in the Mexican Independence Day Celebration parade.

Newspaper Clipping of Fiesta Weekend Attendance, 1950

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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 of Fiesta Royalty, 1968

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"Fiesta Royalty -- Pictured above are four of the principles in the recent Fiesta held here in the past week. Festivities took place at the Community Center, and was termed a huge success by the large crowd present. In the picture above are Pat…

Newspaper Clipping of Fiesta Queen, Rose Armijo, 1971

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"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…

Newspaper Clipping of Fiesta Queen, Ruth Gonzales, 1968

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"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 Church Plans Fiesta Night, 1967

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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.

Newspaper Clipping of Observing Mexican Independence Day, 1924

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"Mexican residents of McKinney are Tuesday observing their Independence day commemorating the winning of Mexico's freedom from Spain in 1810."

Newspaper Clipping about Fiesta Celebration in Finch Park, 1953

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Newspaper clipping that covers the 1953 Mexican Independence Day celebration held in Finch Park with Mexican food, dance and music!

Newspaper Clipping of Sandy Ponce, a Fiesta Queen Nominee, 1967

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"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.…