Cuban beauty queen and 3 women in folkloric dresses

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

A Cuban beauty queen, Mexican women in folkloric dress, and Puerto Rican dancer Polly Rogers (in straw hat) together, New York, NY. Beauty pageants were a common means of celebrating culture and forging relationships between immigrant groups.


Date
April 8, 1959, Date accepted
Creator
Justo A. Martí
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b07_f02_0002
Related Keywords
Women, Celebrations, Fashion
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. Cuban beauty queen and 3 women in folkloric dresses: JAMa_b07_f02_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Jun 2019.
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