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10 For The $10: Which SA Woman Should Appear on the $10 Bill? 

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Rosita Fernandez (1919-2006)

Dubbed "San Antonio's First Lady of Song" by Lady Bird Johnson, Fernandez won a singing contest in 1932 sponsored by WOAI. She later recorded jingles for commercials, before cutting hundreds of records and appearing in feature films, including the 1960 version of The Alamo. For decades, Fernandez also headlined Fiesta Noche del Rio, and A Night in Old San Antonio.

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