Three young girls and a boy perform in front of an audience at the Three Kings' Day celebration at La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, Mass.
- Three young girls and a boy perform in front of an audience at the 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 this photograph, a boy sits in a chair onstage holding a book, while a young girl dressed in a costume speaks to him. In the background, the audience, consisting of Hispanic American children and adults, watches and smiles. Partially visible on the right are some stage props and scenery used for the reenactment the Epiphany, which includes a sheep and the backdrop of a dwelling.
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- Collection (local):
La Alianza Hispana records (M55)
Hispanic American children
Social life and customs
La Alianza Hispana (Boston, Mass.)
- 1 black-and-white print : 4.83 x 3.41 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.