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African American Mexican American man speaks at Sacred Heart during the Hispanic Family in the Year 2000: Parents in Action event
An African Mexican American man stands in the front of Sacred Heart Hall and speaks into a microphone he is holding during the Hispanic Family in the Year 2000: Parents in Action event in Kansas City, Missouri. Three Mexican American women sit at a long table in the front of the room behind the man. The backs of the seated audience are visible in the foreground of the photograph., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
African American model bows during a Moda Latina Show
An African American model bows to the audience during a Moda Latina Show. Two other Mexican American models stand behind her on stage clapping. A banner hangs on the wall up by the ceiling that reads, "MANA De Kansas City. A National Latina Organization." The audience, seated at long banquet tables, are visible in the foreground of the photograph., No date; likely early 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
African American woman speaking about her poster on phenomenal women
An unidentified African American woman holds a battery pack to a microphone in one hand and points to a poster on the wall titled, "Phenomenal Women," with her other hand at an unknown event at the Kaufmann Foundation. The names signed to the poster are Tiffany, Christina, Shelice., May 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
African American woman speaking about her poster on phenomenal women
An unidentified African American woman holds a battery pack to a microphone in one hand and points to a poster on the wall with her other hand titled, "Phenomenal Women," at an unknown event at the Kaufmann Foundation. The names on the poster are Tiffany, Christina, and Shelice., May 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
As a woman reads from a card, another woman smiles off to her right
A Mexican American woman stands in front of a counter with a bouquet on it and looks down at a card she is reading from during an unknown MANA de Kansas City event. The Mexican American woman standing next to her, Mary Lou Jaramillo, smiles off to her left. An audience of Mexican American men and women stand around the room., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Awards are handed out during the MANA national conference in Washington, D.C.
Six Mexican American women stand at the front of a hotel conference room in front of the windows at night and receive awards or applaud the awardees during the Mana reception installation of the 1989 board. Mary Lou Jaramillo hands out the installation awards. The first woman next to Mary Lou has her back to the camera. Next, Rose Vest looks down at her award and smiles. Then Sally Ramos hands her award forward. Mary Quiroz and an unidentified woman stand in line next and applaud. Four members of the audiences are visible sitting and watching the awards being handed out., October 1988, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on the back in green ink, "Oct 88. MANA Reception Installation of '89 Board."
Barbara Muro receives an award
A Mexican American woman, Sally Ramos, wearing a teal and black herringbone jacket, holds a glass award in front of Barbara Muro, a Mexican American woman on the right, who smiles at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Sally Ramos has her eyes closed., 1988, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barbara Muro visits with a couple
Barbara Muro stands next to a Mexican American man and woman who are holding their plates of food as all three smile at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and Estella Morales hold Estella Morales' community service award together
Bea Marie Mejia and Estella Morales, both Mexican American women, hold a community service award that has been presented to Estella Morales at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City community service awards dinner. A banner hangs behind the speaker's table that reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and Stacey Alvarez exchange a gift
Two Mexican American women, Bea Marie Mejia and Stacey Alvarez, exchange a wrapped gift as they smile at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. The seated audience is visible behind them., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and a man holding a wrapped gift
Bea Marie Mejia, a Mexican American woman, smiles at the camera as she stands by an African American man holding a wrapped gift at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. A Mexican American boy and Barbara Muro are visible behind them. A banner hanging behind them reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and a woman hold both hold a gift between them
Bea Marie Mejia and another Mexican American woman both have a hand on a wrapped present between them as they smile at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Barbara Muro stands behind so her head is between them. A banner hanging behind them reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and a woman holding a gift
Bea Marie Mejia, in the pink jacket, and another Mexican American woman holding a wrapped present, stand together and smile at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. A banner hanging behind them reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and another woman exchange a gift
Barbara Muro, a Mexican American woman, reads from a tab in her right hand as she holds a red and green woven basket with her left hand as she stands at a podium. Bea Marie Mejia, also a Mexican American woman, stands in front a stage holding a wrapped present at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. A Mexican American boy stands between them. A banner hanging behind them on the stage curtain reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia and another woman exchange a gift
Bea Marie Mejia and another Mexican American woman stand in front of a podium as the woman on the right holds a wrapped present at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Barbara Muro who stand behind them at the podium has her head between them and smiles at the camera. A banner hanging behind them reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia hands an award to Rachel Estada
Bea Marie Mejia, the Mexican American woman on the right, holds an award with another Mexican American woman, Rachel Estada, on the left at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City community service awards dinner., April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia hands an award to an unidentified recipient
Bea Marie Mejia, the Mexican American woman on the right, holds an award with a Mexican American woman on the left, Rachel Estada, at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City community service awards dinner., April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia smiles at the camera as a woman holds a wrapped gift beside her
Bea Marie Mejia, a Mexican American woman, smiles at the camera as she stands beside a woman holding a wrapped gift and wearing a white blouse with an embroidered collar at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. A banner hanging behind them reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia speaks during a MANA de Kansas City event
Bea Marie Mejia, a Mexican American woman, closes her eyes as she speaks into a microphone attached to a lectern at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City community service awards dinner. The front of the lectern reads, "The Women's City Club." The crowd is visible in the foreground of the photograph. A banner hangs behind the speaker's table that reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia speaks during a MANA de Kansas City event
Bea Marie Mejia, a Mexican American woman, speaks into a microphone attached to a lectern at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City community service awards dinner. The front of the lectern reads, "The Women's City Club." The crowd is visible in the foreground of the photograph. A banner hangs behind the speaker's table that reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia speaks with a Mexican American boy holding a book with a guitar on the front
Bea Marie Mejia, a Mexican American woman, bends to speak with a seated Mexican American boy who is holding a book with a guitar on the front (and is also seated on a stack of those books), as he looks up at the camera at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. A Mexican American girl seated next to him also looks up at the camera., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Marie Mejia, unknown, Rachel Estada, and Estella Morales stand together during a MANA de Kansas City event
Four Mexican American women, Bea Marie Mejia, Freda Mendez-Smith, Rachel Estada, and Estella Morales stand together at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City awards dinner. A banner hangs behind them that reads, "MANA de Kansas City. Hispanic Women Creating a Better Future.", April 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bea Rodriguez, Helen Cortezzios, and Mary Lou Jaramillo assemble materials for Fiesta Hispana
Three Mexican American women, Bea Rodriguez, Helen Cortezzios, and Mary Lou Jaramillo, assemble materials at long tables during Fiesta Hispana. Most likely this was held at the Westport Allen Center in Kansas City, Missouri., September 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten on the top of the photo album page in green ink, "Fiesta Hispana Sept '89." Handwritten on the back in green ink, "Bea Rodriguez, Helen Cortezzios, Marylou Jaramillo."
Books that are offered during the Hispanic Family in the Year 2000: Parents in Action conference
Books that are offered lay spread out on a table during the Hispanic Family in the Year 2000: Parents in Action conference., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carmen Tafolla signs posters for fans
Carmen Tafolla, a Mexican American female author, from her right side, sits at a table signing posters at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Six audience members stand on the other side of the table waiting to meet Carmen Tafolla., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carmen Tafolla signs posters for fans
Carmen Tafolla, a Mexican American female author, from her back right side, sits at a table signing posters at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Four audience members stand on the other side of the table waiting to meet Carmen Tafolla., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carmen Tafolla speaks during a MANA de Kansas City event
From her right side, Carmen Tafolla, a Mexican American woman and author, leans forward and looks to her right as she speaks into a microphone that is attached to a wooden lectern with "University of Missouri Kansas City" carved into the front of it at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Blue drapes hang behind her., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Carmen Tafolla speaks during a MANA de Kansas City event
From her left side, Carmen Tafolla, a Mexican American woman and author, speaks into a microphone that is attached to a wooden lectern with "University of Missouri Kansas City" carved into the front of it at an unidentified MANA de Kansas City event. Blue drapes hang behind her., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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