Two young girls and a boy perform in front of an audience at the Three Kings' Day celebration at La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, Mass.
- Two 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, the boy sits in a chair onstage and reads a book as a young girl dressed in a costume speaks to him. The audience consists of Hispanic American children and adults. Partially visible on the right are the stage props and scenery used for the reenactment the Epiphany, which includes a sheep, a dwelling, and a gift.
- Northeastern University Libraries
- Collection (local):
La Alianza Hispana records (M55)
Hispanic American children
Social life and customs
La Alianza Hispana (Boston, Mass.)
- 1 black-and-white print : 4.82 x 3.44 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.