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[The Pony Express Banner]

Description: Photograph of two cowboys on paint horses holding the Pony Express banner for the Mai-Fest Parade. The Banner says "The Pony Express Galveston & San Antonio Oct 2nd to Oct 8th 1925, Benefit of Old Trailers Monument Fund. Old Trail Divers of Texas, Pictures Will Be Shown At Rex Theatre soon." There is a longhorn cow pictured on the center of the banner.
Date: 1926~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio

[Purina Float]

Description: Photograph of the H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows truck in the Mai-Fest parade in 1926. There is a young boy wearing a donkey costume with a sign for the business in front of the truck. The truck is covered in a checkered pattern, and there is a man inside behind the wheel. There are sacks of chicken feed on the back of the truck and a sign that says "H. F. Wehmeyer Purina Chows, Horses - Cows - Hogs - Poultry." There is a man putting a sack of chicken feed on the back. The truck is parked in front of a house. Written under the truck is "1926 Mai-Fest."
Date: May 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio

[Mai-Fest Car]

Description: Picture of a decorated car in the Mai-Fest Parade. The car is covered in flowers and decorations. Even the wheels are decorated. There are at least four people inside the car, including a young boy wearing a costume. The car is at a corner in front of unidentified businesses, and there are spectators in the background. Written at the bottom right corner is "Mai-Fest 1926."
Date: 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio

[Unidentified Float]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for Mai-Fest. The float is a car covered in flowers and decorations. There are at least five people inside, including two children in costume. The are lots of spectators on the sidewalk. The glass plate has been chipped at the bottom. "Mai-Fest 1926" is written in the bottom right corner.
Date: 1926
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio