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[Mildrena Shields]

[Mildrena Shields]

Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Hornor
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. Miss Mildrena Shields is representing the Beta Sigma Phi. Dress seems to be made of flowers.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Jim Cook]

[Mrs. Jim Cook]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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. Lady wearing a 2 piece outfit with gloves, purse, and hat.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Doris Marinof Barnett]

[Doris Marinof Barnett]

Date: unknown
Creator: Martha Anderson of Weslaco
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. Doris is wearing a long dress and is holding a fan in her hand.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Jane Oehler]

[Jane Oehler]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studios
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. Representing the National Bank of Weslaco made by delta Literary Club. Ruffles edged with grapefruit membrane on circular apron and formed the new peek-a boo neckline necklace of tangerine seeds. Dress is possibly made of boungainvillea.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Martha Ann Knapp Linden]

[Mrs. Martha Ann Knapp Linden]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder 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. Representing the Weslaco Future Homemakers, winner 3rd prize. Gown was made of white grapefruit membrane with fingertip veil of thinly sliced onion rigs 1 1/2 ton of fruit was used to make the dress. It took 1,454 hours and cost $15.96
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Don Carter]

[Mrs. Don Carter]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder 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. Don Carter is representing the Missions Lions Club. Mrs. Carter is wearing a dress made of grapefruit and necklace and bracelet accents were of roses.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Dot Dodd]

[Dot Dodd]

Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington 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. Dot Dodd is wearing a dress made of pampass grass and red roses.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Jane Weber]

[Jane Weber]

Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Hornor
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. Jane is representing the Lions Club of Weslaco. She is wearing a strapless formal gown made of seed of milo maize and higera. The red seed form the trimming of the blouse, while the skirt is fashioned of alternate stripes of the red and white seed. Her evening bag is made of black beans, sandals covered with milo maize. Aproximately 100 hours to make. They used 50 2 ounce tubes of liquid cement to fasten the 175,000 maize and higera seeds to the costume, at a cost about $17.50.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Contestant 33]

[Contestant 33]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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. Contestant dressed up in a Santa costume made of red bougainvillea petals, carded cotton, and pampas grass. It took 120 hours, 10 bushels flower petals dehydrated to 10 pints.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Katheryn King]

[Mrs. Katheryn King]

Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Hornor
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. Katheryn is representing the Ladies Supply of McAllen. The ballerina dress was made of leaves of hibiscus and chrysanthemums. Collar, shoulder straps, hemline, fan, waist corsage, and hairband were made out of flowers. Ruffle on skirt was made of yellow mums.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum