Latinos/Hispanics in Colorado Collection; image no. Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, HopeYost-2301.
Hispanic Americans Diego Antonio Gallegos and his wife María Odila Lobato de Gallegos pose for their wedding portrait. She wears a plain white dress with a low waist and flounced, lace over skirt. She wears a long veil, her hair is bobbed and she holds a bouquet of roses. Her husband wears a suit and a patterned silk tie, he sits on a prop wall beside his bride. They pose in front of a painted drop. The couple were from San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado.
[between 1920 and 1925?]
Content derived from inventory prepared by Dana EchoHawk.; From inventory: "When Antonio Gallegos, son of Francisco Gallegos and Ursula García, was 28 years old, he told his parents about his desire to marry María Odila Lobato, the daughter of José Julián Lobato and María Sálome Córdova. As was the custom, his parents sent a letter to her parents requesting her hand in marriage. Odila was 27 years old when her parents received this proposal. (Hispanic Pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico, Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, p. 51).; Scan of photograph from: Hispanic pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico / Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, 2006. Source: Hope Gallegos Yost.; Scanned image from loaned collection.; Title inked on original and reproduced in scanned image.; Digitization sponsored by the Library Services and Technology Act and the Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library.; R7001521122