1948 Portuguese Fiesta Queen Rose Gill

Image

Rosa Queen of the Festa copy.jpg

Title

1948 Portuguese Fiesta Queen Rose Gill

Description

The following description was submitted by an outside party. The views expressed are the individual’s own and are not representative of the Museum of Ventura County.

The Portuguese Holy Ghost Fiesta is a tradition which mingles Catholic beliefs and 14th century legends of Queen Isabella’s benevolence. The 1948 celebration included a procession to the Santa Clara Catholic Church in Oxnard, a mass, crowning of a queen, a public dance and a public BBQ. Pictured here is the Oxnard Crown Club’s 1948 Queen, Rose Gill. ca June 1948

Date

1948

Format

.jpg

Subject

Portuguese

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Oxnard (Calif.)

Rights

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Audience

Other

Collection

Citation

mimz_pt99, “1948 Portuguese Fiesta Queen Rose Gill,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed October 17, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/3813.