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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 County: Madison County, TX
 Collection: The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection
Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket

Madisonville pants presser rises at 3 a.m. to buy first ticket

Date: unknown
Creator: Frank, Morris
Description: Clipping from the Houston Post about Tucker Johnson, pants presser of Madisonville, who won the Houston Post Tournament prize for being the first person to buy the ticket to watch the game. He was the second straight winner of the prize. At head of title: "Tucker Johnson is champion again."
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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