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[Ann Hall]

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. ampass grass-curled with iron. Grapefuit peel- 12 bushel and 1 bushel of mums.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Pat Ross]

Description: Photograph of Pat Ross standing in front of a backdrop, wearing a dark-colored dress with a rope belt. The dress was an entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show in which citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothy Hager Toothaker]

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. Dorothy is wearing a dress that copies the coronation robe of Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson, fiance of King Edward VIII of great Britain. The robe was made of diamond shaped turnips. The train was of beets & carrots.
Date: December 1936
Creator: Edrington Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Little Girl]

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. Little girl wearing a costume that has a cape with Weslaco written in front.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Edrington Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Model of Reynosa, MX]

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. Model of Reynosa is wearing a costume of the 18th Century gown. The gown is made of raw cotton carded.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Edrington Studio
Item Type: Photograph