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  • Tags: Corporacíon Musical Mexicana Band

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.

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