Photo - Performers of the Ballet Quisqueya

Front of photograph showing Ballet Quisqueya performers posing in folkloric dress, Hispanic Day Parade 1966, New York, N.Y.

The Centro Cultural Ballet Quisqueya, founded by Normandía Maldonado and established in 1966, is a civic and cultural organization dedicated to promoting Dominican dance and folklore, in addition to providing housing and immigration-related services to Dominican and Latino communities.

[Written on back of photograph] Los triunfadores del Ballet Quisqueya Inc. Normandia Maldonado, la ideadora del Ballet. El Primer grupo de baile en el Desfile de la Hispanidad. Luego Jose Jimenez Belen le puso el nombre del Ballet Quisqueya Inc. Fue el primer grupo con 25 parejas, 1966.
Identifier
0949_DSI_NM_PH10Vol42_949
Date
1966
Rights
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Special Project
Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past

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