1/13 Bowie High School - 1949

2/13 Belen and Ramiro Robles, prob. 1950s

3/13 Gloria Lopez Alavardo

4/13 Gloria Lopez Alvarado

5/13 Gloria Lopez Alvarado

6/13 Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr. and Gloria Lopez Alvarado

7/13 James R. Burton

8/13 Juarez Indios Arizona-Texas league champions 1950 Ernesto Porras

9/13 High School Graduation El Paso Texas 1956

10/13 Bowie Marching Band

11/13 Thanksgiving Parade

12/13 Bowie High School - 1949

13/13 Bowie High School Photography Club 1947

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Photograph of Bowie High School in the 1940's. Location is South Central in El Paso, Texas.

Central / South Central, (1940 - 1949), Education

  • Bowie High School
  • escuela secundaria Bowie

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The image shows Belen Robles with her husband Ramiro, probably in the 1950s.

Belen B. Robles is a member of the El Paso Community College Board of Trustees. She made history when she was elected as the first woman national president of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. She celebrated her 50th year in LULAC and is an active member of the LULAC National Board. Also, Mrs. Robles continues to serve on numerous local and national positions and plays an active role in the corridors of power to ensure that the culture, history and economic conditions of El Paso are not overlooked.
Mrs. Robles is President and CEO of Belen Robles & Associates, a public/private consulting firm that offers services on Hispanic issues, public relations, image-enhancement, marketing & diversity training. She has extensive experience given her 41 years of work in the Immigration and Naturalization Service and U.S. Customs in New Mexico, West Texas and Colorado. She was responsible for a $45-million budget, the procurement of contracts, equipment and personnel administration. Her role spans various management positions including Chief Inspector for Cargo Operations, Chief Inspector for Enforcement, Assistant Deputy District Director for inspection and Control, Chief Inspector Bridge of the Americas and El Paso International Airport, and Foreign Trade Supervisor.
Robles was the fifth child of a family of 10 children born to immigrants who had come to the United States from Mexico in the early 20th century, her father from the state of Chihuahua, her mother from Zacatecas. Attending parochial school at St. Mary’s, she began high school at St. Joseph’s but graduated from Bowie High School in 1955. Three months her graduation, she married Ramiro Robles. While trying to find a job to support the young family, she realized that women were second class citizens, but so were Latinos. In 1957, Robles joined the League of United Latin American Citizens or LULAC, the oldest and largest Latino civil rights organization in the United States. With LULAC, Robles in particular fought for desegregation and education for immigrants.
She received numerous awards and was inducted to the El Paso Women Hall of Fame.

Sources:
http://epcc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=309255&sid=2891598
http://www.epcc.edu/BoardofTrustees/Pages/BelenRobles.aspx

Central / Chamizal, (1950 - 1959), Identity

  • marriage
  • Robles
  • Belen Robles
  • identity
  • Mexicans
  • immigration

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In this photograph, is Gloria Lopez Alvarado, her husband was Tony Azul Alvarado Jr.. Her husband went to Bowie High School, in El Paso, Texas. Gloria Lopez was a graduate of El Paso High School. In this photograph she is wearing Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr. sweater - who went to Bowie High School.

Central / Manhattan Heights, (1940 - 1949), Family and Friends

  • Gloria Lopez
  • El Paso High School

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Gloria standing in front of El Paso High School. Wife of Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr. who went to Bowie High School. Gloria Lopez is holding her school year book.

Central / El Paso High, (1940 - 1949), Family and Friends

  • Gloria Lopez Alvarado
  • Gloria Lopez

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Gloria Lopez Alvarado wearing a Bowie sweater that was owned by Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr. Who went to Bowie High School, Gloria went to El Paso High School.

Central / Manhattan Heights, (1940 - 1949), Family and Friends

  • Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr.
  • Gloria Lopez Alvarado

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Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr. and Gloria Lopez Alvarado. Tony went to Bowie High School and Gloria went to El Paso High School.

Central / Manhattan Heights, (1940 - 1949), Family and Friends

  • Tony (Azul) Alvarado Jr.
  • Gloria Lopez Alvarado

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Teacher who taught at Bowie High School. He was a very popular teacher among his students.

Central / South Central, (1940 - 1949), Family and Friends

  • Bowie High School
  • James R. Burton

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Baseball Juarez Indios Capitalize Texas, Bowie High School
Arizona Cooper league champions Juarez Indios 1950
Ernesto Porras pitcher from El Paso texas bowie high school

Eastside / Pebble Hills, (1950 - 1959), Sports

  • Ernesto Porras

thats my uncle

Which one?

Tag Baseball Juarez Indios Capitalize Texas, Bowie High School in Description

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Bowie High School El Paso Texas graduates 1956, Felix Rivera LR - Rudy Aparicio,Felix, Alfonso Acosta, Manuel Ramos.

Central / Downtown, (1950 - 1959), Education

  • Bowie High

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Marching band ready for the Thanksgiving parade.

Central / South Central, (2010 - 2019), Celebration

  • Bowie High School

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Bowie High School marching band at the Thanksgiving parade.

Central / South Central, (2010 - 2019), Celebration

  • Bowie High School

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Another autumn scene at Bowie High School - located in El Paso, Texas. Photograph taken in the 1940's after World War II.

Central / South Central, (1940 - 1949), Education

  • Bowie High School
  • escuela secundaria Bowie

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Bowie High school 1947

Left to Right: Adolfo Conejo, M. Valero, Mrs Mary Summers (sponsor) Armando Perez, Rafael Flores, Moises Carrion, Lorenzo Agulera, Adan Hernandez

Central / South Central, (1940 - 1949), Education

  • Bowi High School

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