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Photo - United Hispanic American Parade/ Desfile de la Raza Beauty Pageant

Margarita Madera with contestants at United Hispanic American Parade/ Desfile de la Raza Beauty Pageant, n.d. Madera holds a trophy beside the newly crowned queen.

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1949, Margarita Madera moved to New York City in 1959. Over the years Madera was a dancer, union activist, president and secretary of various Dominican community organizations, and served on the Hispanic Day Parade committee.
Identifier: 0902_DSI_MaM_B3F22_902
Repository: Dominican Studies Institute, CUNY
Source: Dominican Studies Institute, New York (N.Y.). The Margarita Madera Collection, ca. 1970-2003. Box 3, Folder 22.
Rights: This record is not part of the New York State Archives' collection and is presented on our project partner's behalf for educational use only. Please contact the home repository for information on copyright and reproductions.
Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 161496
Relation: Is format of: Digital representation of a 10 x 8" color photograph.
Special Project: Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past

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