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[Ruby Jo Sims]

[Ruby Jo Sims]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder 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. Ruby Jo is wearing a gown made of bougainvillea and bachelor button petals.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Suzanne Waters]

[Suzanne Waters]

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. Suzanne is wearing a dress made of inner citrus peel.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Group Photo 1]

[Group Photo 1]

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. Hank Hamil is wearing a gown made of bachelor buttons and poinsettia. Miss Neva Jean is wearing a costume made of bougainvillea and grapefruit membrane. Miss Clara is wearing a dress made of tepejuaje leaves and bachelor buttons.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. N.J. Lettunich]

[Mrs. N.J. Lettunich]

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. Mrs. Lettunich is representing the Weslaco Rotary Club. The model wore an authentic copy of a dres found in the pages of a Godey's lady book. The gown was made entirely of tepejuaje leaves. Members of the Mother's club of the Stephen F. Austin School made it for the Rotary Club. White chrysanthemums were used in decorating the pankcake hat and for the hand muff. The same flower petals decorated the dress. A small amount of gold glitter was used to brighten the costume which required 394 hours to complete.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Frances Hamner]

[Frances Hamner]

Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Company of San Antonio
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. Frances is representing the the Weslaco High School Band.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Marion Moyer]

[Mrs. Marion Moyer]

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. Marion is representing the Gulf Distributing Co. The sunback play-dress of pepper and eggplant won honorable mention. It was designed with a hand-block pattern, worked into a floral design. top of the dress was made of diiamond shaped peiced of eggplant. her wap-around stole was made of square shaped peppers, with red pyracantha berries foming a fandago fringe. The long strink of beads, twisted in an ornamental know, was made of pyracantha berries also. Her straw sandals were made of raffia used by vegetable shippers to tie bunched vegetables. Workers spent 325 hours in making the costume and $75.00 for materials.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Geneaveave Ballard Meadow]

[Geneaveave Ballard Meadow]

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. Geneveave is wearing a blouse and pant suit with gloves. Slacks: crusted tepejuage leaves. Jacket: grapefruit inner lining, borderd with leaves. Mittens, socks, scarf, cap: poinsetta petals. Ski boots: eggplant peel. Took 2,023 Hours to make. Cost: $16.73
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Mrs. Marie Hoffman]

[Mrs. Marie Hoffman]

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. Marie Hoffman is wearing a sleeveles dress made of fern and chrysanthemums.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Betty Compere]

[Betty Compere]

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. Betty is wearing a gown of black and white. The black was made of onion seed, and the white of finely ground corn. Corsage and red gladiolis.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Donna Jean Wilcox]

[Donna Jean Wilcox]

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. Donna is representing the Senior Class of Donna High School. Her costume was made by class members. The Cellophane trousers were covered with cat tail "Fuz." Bolero shoes were made up of bougainvillea petals. Cap & Veil made of cat tail "fuzz' and bougainvillea while berry jewels and citrus seed "pearls" completed the costume.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum