Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza

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Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza with her guitar. Autograph on photo: "Cariñosamente Lydia Mendoza 1-19-48"

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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Creator: Unknown. October 20, 1945.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Rose Marine Theatre to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 980 times , with 21 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Rose Marine Theatre

The Rose Marine Theater opened as a movie house in the 1920s, and was well-known for screening Spanish language films. The theater brought famous Mexican movie stars from the Golden Age of Cinema to Fort Worth to promote their films. These photographs include images of actors and performers such as Tito Guizar, Victor M. Cuevas, Lydia Mendoza, Carlos Lopez Moctezuma, Maria Luisa Zea, Juan Alvarado, Fernando Casanova, Sofia Alvarez, and others. The Rose Marine Theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Description

Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza with her guitar.

Autograph on photo:

"Cariñosamente
Lydia Mendoza
1-19-48"

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

Notes

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1-19-1948

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • October 20, 1945

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 19, 2008, 1:57 a.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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Portrait of singer Lydia Mendoza, photograph, October 20, 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34733/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rose Marine Theatre.