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Title:

Las Posadas procession on Olvera Street, Los Angeles (Calif.)
Pilgrimage--Joseph and Mary, enacted by Fermin Vargas and Amelia Sandoval, accompanied by Father George Kathrein and altar boys, simulate plea for entrance into home at Pico in Las Posadas, traditional Mexican-Spanish Christmas observance, commemorating search for lodging in Bethlehem. Translated, posada means resting place

Creator/Contributor:

Los Angeles Times (Firm), Publisher

Date:

December 22, 1949

Contributing Institution:

UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library