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latinas_1958.jpg
1968 article written about the formation of the Silvis, Illinois Mexican Community's first church in 1927.

Page 1 of "Rodriguez Family of Holy City Bettendorf Family Genealogy and History," by Ernest Rodriguez
Family genealogy and history of the family of Albert and Muggie Belva Rodriguez, written by Ernest Rodriguez. In the last three pages of this memoir, Ernest writes about David and Manuel Macías.

El_Capote_de_Paseo_Page_2.jpg
Musical score for El Capote de Paseo, handwritten by Manuel Macías, 1920s.

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First_band_of_the_Mexican_community_of_Silvis_Illinois_directed_by_Manuel_Macias.jpg
Photograph of the first band of the Silvis Mexican Community, Silvis, Illinois, 1921. Manuel Macias, director, far left; David Macias, assistant director, behind base drum..

Corporacion Musical Miguel Hidalgo, Silvis, Illinois, 1923.
Manuel Macias, Director, David Macias, Asistente. The band played a potpourri of American tunes, European classics and Mexican folk music. David Macias standing far right.

Immigrants_at_the_Silvis_Yards_in_the_Rock_Island_railroad_shops.jpg
Photograph of some of the early Mexican immigrants who migrated to the Silvis yards to work in the Rock Island Railroad shops. More than half of these Mexican men were recruited by the Macias brothers who taught them music and to play in the musical…

David and Manuell Macias.jpg
Photographs of David & Manuel Macías, from the state of Zacatecas in Mexico, emigrated to the U.S. in 1914 and 1915 respectively to work in the foundry of the Bettendorf Company.

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