Junta Patriotica Mexicana



Junta Patriotica Mexicana


Junta Patriotica Mexicana, Later - Centro Social Mexicano was an organization created to help families from Mexico celebrate their culture. Mexican workers filled jobs at the Bethlehem Steel Plant during the manpower shortage that occurred during the war. In 1947, the Centro Social Mexicano was organized and opened its own building. In this music, the musicians are playing traditional music at an event in 1946. Pictured: Eusebio Orozco, Ralph L. Calderon, Louise (Orozco) Kosanovich, and Josephine Orozco. (Images of America – Lackawanna)


Hispanic Heritage "Bring Us Your History!" Project


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