A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo

In this 1914 photo of a Cinco de Mayo parade in a small New Mexico town, Mexican Americans proudly celebrate their heritage.

Exporting the Celebration
This photo of a 1914 parade in a small New Mexico town shows Mexican Americans proudly commemorating the day. Accounts vary as to when the holiday became an annual fixture in the U.S., but Mexican Americans have have had a presence north of the border since well before the actual battle at Puebla.

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