Some, such as [Viviano Garcia], remember when Burbank, like other parts of the country, was ethnically segregated. Latinos could not use the swimming pool at the Pickwick Recreation Center on Riverside Drive, and some barbers refused to cut their hair, Garcia recalled. Movie theaters had separate seating for whites and Latinos.
PHOTO: COLOR, Father Carl Tresler leads parishioners out of church after 12:30 p.m. Spanish Mass at St. Finbar.; PHOTO: St. Finbar parishioners join hands during service. The Spanish Mass draws big crowds to the church. / GERARD BURKHART / For The Times; PHOTO: Spanish club members include Sindy Guillen, front left, Judy Flores, front right, Thania Ruelas, back left, [Olivia Flores] and [William Trejos]. / MARK SAVAGE / For The Times; CHART: Latinos in Burbank / Los Angeles Times; TABLE: Latinos in Burbank / Los Angeles Times