Female clown prepares to entertain an audience consisting mostly of Hispanic American children and some adults at a Three Kings' Day celebration at La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, Mass.
- Female clown prepares to entertain an audience consisting mostly of Hispanic American children and some adults at a Three Kings' Day celebration at La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, Mass.
Beginning in 1977 through 1989, La Alianza Hispana hosted a Three Kings' Day celebration, an important religious holiday for Latinos generally observed on January 6, twelve days after Christmas. The event was administered annually by Youth Development Unit of La Alianza Hispana. The Three Kings' Day celebrations at La Alianza Hispana included a reenactment of this event, sometimes with a pageant, party, and gifts. In the right background of this photograph, a man holds a paper bag in his hand and walks in front of the scenery used for the reenactment of the Epiphany.
- Northeastern University Library
- Collection (local):
La Alianza Hispana records (M55)
Hispanic American children
Social life and customs
La Alianza Hispana (Boston, Mass.)
- 1 black-and-white print : 4.79 x 3.43 in.
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Donated by La Alianza Hispana.
This project was partially funded with federal assistance from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.