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The Centro Social Mexicano on Ingham Avenue in Lackawanna, New York was constructed to provide a venue for Mexican cultural events as there was a fairly large Mexican population in Western New York. The center was built in 1940s and later became a…

Position: 26 (61 views)

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Jamie Nunó wrote the Mexican national anthem.

Position: 70 (40 views)

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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…

Position: 20 (68 views)

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Spanish American Welfare Association, Las Compañeras, circa 1950s, The wives of the members.

Position: 33 (55 views)

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Centro Social Mexicano Breaks Ground on Ingham Avenue in Lackawanna, New York

Position: 36 (53 views)

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Centro Social Mexicano on Ingham Avenue, Lackawanna NY circa 1961 Standing: Wally Tipinko, Ramon Apodaka, Woody Catowski, Ernie Matta Jr., Americo Felix, John Sanabria, Chet Nowak, Bobby Garcia. Kneeling: Tony Matta, Jackie Catowski, Carl…

Position: 70 (40 views)

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Mexican Ladies Auxilary at Ingham Avenue in Lackawanna, New York

Position: 8 (138 views)

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