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- [Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach"]
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". texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227047/
- [Boy Playing in the Sand]
Photograph of a boy playing in the sand with a shovel and pail on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman holding a small child is standing behind him and several people are in visible the distant background. "Galveston Beach" is sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227049/
- [Miss Galveston Building a Sand Castle]
Photograph of Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is wearing a bikini and sitting behind a sandcastle. Another woman is sitting to her left and is also wearing a bikini. Both women are smiling. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth226978/