[Aerial View of Marsh]

[Aerial View of Marsh]

Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Description: Photograph of a large open marsh field. There is a narrow river visible towards the right hand side of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Ruby Jo Sims]

[Ruby Jo Sims]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio 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 an evening gown made of bougainvillea & bachelor button petals.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Jannette Waters]

[Jannette Waters]

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. Jannette is representing the Literary Review Club.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Patsy Hankal]

[Patsy Hankal]

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. Patsy Hankel is representing the fine arts of weslaco 1952. Street dress with jacket: lace fern Scarf: ornamental cane leaves Shoes and Bag of poinsetta petals cap and gloves of crushed corn meal National Vegetable, fruit and flower show style show part of Weslaco Birthday Party.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Edith Stevens]

[Edith Stevens]

Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio 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. Edith is wearing a dress made of ebony leaves, Chinese hat petals and eggplant. Her gloves were made out of corn meal.
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
[Howard Wiley]

[Howard Wiley]

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. Howard is representing the Kiwanis of Weslaco. Costume of "Mammy Yoakum." Made of eggplant and mums. Stockings made out of ebony leaves and poinsettas, shoes of corn, and pipe of corncob.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[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
[Sue Copeland]

[Sue Copeland]

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. Evening gown: Spanish moss inner bodies, petti skirt, gloves: pink blush grapefruit membrane. Hat: membrane pomegranate seeds. Slippers: spanish moss
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Joann Puckett]

[Joann Puckett]

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. Joann is representing the Lions Club of Weslaco. Everyone got into the act! Wives, children and babysitters fashioned this beautiful green and white evening dress out of 12 yds. of foundation material, 16 quarts of tepehuaje leaves, 723-1/2 bachelor buttons, 205 Chrysanthemums, 102 grapefruitand gallon of glue. Five cookies of two cups of coffee for each of the 350 hours required to construct the dress were also "used."
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
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