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    • Louise Campa in Mexican reboso

    • Louise Campa, Lucille Campa, a well known dancer and teacher of Mexican, Spanish classical dance and flamenco, poses in a Mexican dress with woven decoration and a striped reboso over her head. She wears a silver bead necklace and oversized...
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    • [between 1946 and 1950?]
    • Juanita and Tommy Solano

    • Mexican Americans Tommy and Juanita Solano (now Ramos) play with a toy wheelbarrow in their backyard at 1109 8th (Eighth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Juanita sits in the wheelbarrow and her brother stands behind her. Shows...
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    • 1945
    • Florence Torres Gallegos

    • Florence Torres Gallegos sits in "Smitty's" backyard at 1941 9th Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. She wears a short sleeved white blouse and slacks and has her dark, curly hair loose. She sits on the grass near a young tree, a...
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    • 1947
    • Leandro Gomez

    • Studio bust portrait of Leandro Gomez of Weston (Las Animas County), Colorado. The elderly man wears a jacket, tie and a broad brimmed hat.
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    • [between 1940 and 1945?]
    • María Rebecca Gallegos and José Repito Durán

    • Studio portrait María Rebecca Gallegos and her husband José Repito Durán, a farmer, businessman and Hispanic rights advocate from Brighton, Colorado. He was active in the Sociedad Protección Mutua de Trabajadores Unidos, an Hispanic labor...
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    • [1940?]
    • St. Cajetan's parishioners after mass

    • Parishioners gather after Mass near the steps of St. Cajetan's Catholic Church, 1190 9th (Ninth) Street in the Auraria Neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. The "Perkins Epeneter Pickle Co." is on the opposite side of the street.
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    • [between 1947 and 1950?]
    • José Gaspar Manzanares and fellow railroad workers

    • Hispanic American José Gaspar Manzanares and two unidentified railroad workers pose on the front of Union Pacific Locomotive 3978 in Rawlins (Carbon County, Wyoming. Jose sits, an African American and another man stand. They wear coveralls and...
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    • 1946
    • Sam Maestas Jr., home on leave

    • Group portrait of the Maestas family and friends in Ocate (Mora County), New Mexico. They pose in front of a large wooden cabin or house. Identification from left to right: Samuel Maestas, Jr., Rosie Maestas, Henry West in uniform), Ben Maestas...
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    • 1941 July 25
    • Amanda "Mandy" Maestas daughter of Sam Maestas, Jr. and Alice Ebel.

    • Studio portrait of Amanda (Mandy) Maestas, a resident of Denver, Colorado. She poses in her first communion dress, she wears a crown shaped veil and holds a missal and rosary. She sits on a bench in front of a backdrop of Christ holding a chalice.
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    • [between 1947 and 1950?]
    • Professor Arthur L. Campa, Sr.

    • Professor Arthur L. Campa, Sr., author, renowned scholar, historian and professor of cultural anthropology sits on horseback somewhere in the mountains of New Mexico. He wears a cowboy hat, white shirt, bow tie and leather chaps. Another horse and...
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    • [between 1940 and 1946?]
    • Louise Campa in Spanish dance costume

    • Louise Campa, Lucille Campa, a well known dancer and teacher of Mexican, Spanish classical dance and flamenco, poses in a classical style Spanish dance costume. She wears a short blouse with long sleeves, has a bare midriff and has a short skirt...
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    • [1940?]
    • Larry Gallegos, Don Gallegos first Holy Communion.

    • Larry and Don Gallegos pose near the street at 953 10th (Tenth) Street in the Auraria Neighborhood, Denver. Colorado. Larry wears a shirt, jacket and pants. Don wears a light colored suit and tie. He holds a missal in his hands from his first...
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    • 1947
    • Jose Aguayo, Celia Aguayo

    • Studio portrait of Jose and Celia Aguayo. The young boy, in a sailor suit, poses with his infant sister. She wears a dress, has a large bow in her hair and holds a rattle.
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    • ca. 1944
    • Students at St. Cajetan's School

    • Young women students and Theatine priest, Father John Ordinas, pose on the steps of Saint Cajetan's School, located at Lawrence and 8th (Eighth) Streets in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Magdalena Gallegos is in the front row, she...
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    • 1949
    • St. Cajetan's School play

    • Interior view of a play at Saint Cajetan's School, in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Girls in caps, blouses and skirts stand in a row next to a sign that reads: "? St." and "Lawrence." Magdalena Gallegos poses at the end of the line in...
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    • between 1947 and 1948
    • Leta Valdez, Isabel Nieto 9th St.

    • Leta Valdez and Isabel Nieto walk hand-in-hand down 9th (Ninth) Street in the Auraria neighborhood, Denver, Colorado. Leta wears a matching, check patterned skirt and blouse. Isabel wears a striped dress. Houses, a commercial building and St....
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    • 1949
    • Weaving tools

    • View of a spindle and bowl made by Alberto Lobato and two hand carders used by weaver María Salomé Córdova, his mother. The spindle and bowl were used to spin the wool.
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    • [between 1940 and 1950?]
    • Padilla family

    • Sixteen members of the Padilla family stand in front of an automobile in Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado. Shows men, women and children. One man wears a t-shirt that reads: "Colorado State."
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    • [1940?]
    • Pedro y Rumalda Trujillo

    • Studio portrait of Pedro and Rumalda Trujillo. Pedro wears a pinstriped suit and a print tie. His dark wavy hair is parted on the side. Rumalda wears a silk dress decorated with embroidered braid. She has a flower in her hair which is pulled back...
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    • [beween 1940 and 1945?]
    • Aggie Lucero and baby

    • Studio portrait of Aggie Lucero of Fort Collins (Larimer County), Colorado, and her unidentified baby boy. The little boy wears a wool, billed cap.
    • Mark Miller Studio.
    • [1940?]
    • Fidel & Natividad Roybal and Aurelio & Salomé Manzanares

    • Aurelia and Salomé Manzanares stand behind Natividad and Fidel Roybal near an adobe house probably in Colorado. Aurelia wears a coat with lapels and eyeglasses. Her husband Salomé wears a denim jacket and pants. Natividad wears a long dress, a...
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    • [beween 1940 and 1950?]

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