FIESTA DEL SOL 1981
Fiesta del Sol is celebrated in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago which is the largest Latino Festival in the country that was started in 1972. It is a summer festival organized by the Pilsen Neighbors Community Council that provides scholarships, community development and educational programs. These photos were taken on June 20, 1981 and show families and friends enjoying music, food and with the backdrop of the neighborhood before gentrification took place. Who is in these photos? The goal is to identify who is in the photos for future generations.