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[Judy McManus Lackey]

[Judy McManus Lackey]

Date: unknown
Creator: Anderson, Martha
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. After winning 1st place in evening division. Gown was modeled at Neiman Marcus store in Dallas, TX.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Linda Ligon (Willams)]

[Linda Ligon (Willams)]

Date: unknown
Creator: Anderson, Martha
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Long strapless gown worn by Linda Ligon.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. W.C. Henson]

[Mrs. W.C. Henson]

Date: unknown
Creator: Anderson, Martha
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Mrs. W.C. Hanson represented the Chaturic Club of 1956. The princess line style street dress was a soft green made of 8 quarts of tepejuaje leaves. The bolero was green and white striped, using inside of 24 grapefruit. Her alligator bag and matching pumps were made with 16 eggplant while the pillbox and glvoes were of red poinsettia leaves.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Ann Nichols]

[Ann Nichols]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Ann Nichols is representing the Girl Scouts of Weslaco.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Dorothy La Duke]

[Dorothy La Duke]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Dorothy is representing the Beta Sigma Phi, of Weslaco. The Four-gore skirt was made of ebony leaves which was accentuated with a tangerine-colored blouse of finely clipped aster-glow bougainvillea petals. Her bolero jacket was of white bachelor buttons. An ornamental pin of bachelor buttons was sprinkled wiht glitter. Hat with rolled brim was decorated with flowers, to represent a feathered plume, and purse, gloves and shoes were of crused ebony leaves. Narrow belt of clipped boungainvillea matched the blouse and earrings were fashioned of the silvery, reverse side of cenizo leaves.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Gladys Wallace]

[Gladys Wallace]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Gladys Wallace is wearing a charming suit is made of cenizo leaves. The skirt of the suit is beautifully striped with two different colors of chrysanthemums.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Jo Beth Powell]

[Jo Beth Powell]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Jo Beth is wearing a gown made out of fern and roses.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mary Sue Hampton]

[Mary Sue Hampton]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Mary Sue is wearing an evening gown with accesories that include: necklace, gloves, and handbag.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Tom Hook]

[Mrs. Tom Hook]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Mrs. Hook is representing the Donna Garden Club. Fatima, famous daughter of Mohammed was potrayed by Mrs. Hooks. Dark bougainvillea petals became 1,700 embossed "peacock eyes' and the bodice required 3,400 peach-colored bougainvillea petals. Golden petals from the same flower were used to fashion the headress and circular skirt. Jewelry was made from turnips (for pearls and radishes (for gold). Her nails were covered with single flower petals, and 15,650 bougainvillea blossoms were required for the entire costume. Ten Garden Club members worked for 156 hours, and cost of materials totaled $18.00. The club received honorable mention.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Tom Hook]

[Mrs. Tom Hook]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Description: An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Mrs. Hook is representing the Donna Garden Club. Fatima, famous daughter of Mohammed was potrayed by Mrs. Hooks. Dark bougainvillea petals became 1,700 embossed "peacock eyes' and the bodice required 3,400 peach-colored bougainvillea petals. Golden petals from the same flower were used to fashion the headress and circular skirt. Jewelry was made from turnips (for pearls and radishes (for gold). Her nails were covered with single flower petals, and 15,650 bougainvillea blossoms were required for the entire costume. Ten Garden Club members worked for 156 hours, and cost of materials totaled $18.00. The club received honorable mention.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
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