Three Kings' Day celebration at La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, Mass.
- 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, children are walking behind the backdrop (in the center background), while they are observed by two adults and one child (in the left background). The scenery used for this reenactment includes a sheep, a dwelling, a mannequin-like figure lying on three chairs, and a gift.
- 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 : 4.83 x 3.38 in.
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- Notes (acquisition):
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.