[Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach"]

Description:

Photograph of Miss Galveston in a mermaid costume posing on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is laying on a fisherman's net on the sand next to some pails, shovels, driftwood, and a beach umbrella. Behind her the words "Galveston Island" are displayed on fisherman's net draped across some posts. On the fence in the background, a sign reads "Galveston Beach".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 495
Past 30 days: 44
Yesterday: 5
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Place
United States - Texas - Galveston County - Galveston
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From September 7, 1972 to September 10, 1972
Description:

Photograph of Miss Galveston in a mermaid costume posing on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is laying on a fisherman's net on the sand next to some pails, shovels, driftwood, and a beach umbrella. Behind her the words "Galveston Island" are displayed on fisherman's net draped across some posts. On the fence in the background, a sign reads "Galveston Beach".

Physical Description:

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): festivals | Miss Galveston | beaches | mermaids
Series Title: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival
Partner:
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ITC_TFF72-I-395
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth227047
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image