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Title Mexican Independence Day Parade, 1947
Date 1947/09/16
Description People on horseback ride with the Fiesta Queen in a parade celebrating Mexican Independence Day. The accompanying caption reads, "SALUDOS, COMPANEROS! -- Riding in regal style above is lovely Lupita Gallegos, 16, surrounded by her court. Lupita was crowned Fiesta Queen for the two-day celebration here Monday and Tuesday by which some 500 Spanish-speaking Santa Monica residents marked the 137th anniversary of Mexican independence..."
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Catalog Number 3.2.5678
Object Name Negative, Film
People Gallegos, Lupita
Search Terms Celebration
Fiesta Queen
Mexican American
Mexican Independence Day
Parade float
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1947