Photo - Candidates of a Latin American beauty pageant

Five beauty contestants in Latin American pageant; Margarita Madera represents the Domincan Republic, n.d.

Pictured from left to right are Emely Celemany representing Puerto Rico, Miriam Soberon representing Cuba, Margarita Madera, Ama Pimentel of Panama, and Leonor Echevarria of Colombia.

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.
Dominican Studies Institute, New York (N.Y.). The Margarita Madera Collection, ca. 1970-2003. Box 3, Folder 21.
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