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[Billie Marion Parks] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Billie Marion Parks]

Creator

  • Photographer: Edrington Studio
    Creator Type: Organization

Date

  • Digitized: 2007-02-14

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content 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. Billie Marion Parks is wearing an evening dress made out of chili peppers, 13000 pumpkin seeds and turnips. This same dress was on the cover of the National Geographic Magazine.

Subject

  • Keyword: Weslaco Birthday Party
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Fashion shows Pictorial works.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

  • Name: Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers
    Code: ADCF

Institution

  • Name: Weslaco Museum
    Code: WEBM

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: 2006.009.239