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[Queen of Parade Sitting on Throne]

Description: Photograph of the Queen of the Parade sitting on a throne on an elevated stage. She is seated underneath an awning with four other women. There are stairs leading up to the throne, and men in uniforms along each side. There are crowds on both sides of the walkway to the throne. There are also people watching from windows in a nearby building.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Queen of Parade Walking With Crown]

Description: Photograph of the Queen of a parade walking down a street with a crowd in the background. She is wearing a crown and small girls behind her are holding her train. There are many people in the crowd watching, and a man to the right of the Queen has a large camera. There is a group of people watching from the roof of a building in the background.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Queen of Hearts

Description: Color postcard depicting a fluffy white cat wearing a crown, a jeweled necklace and a robe. All these items are decorated with hearts. Above the cat is written, "The Queen of Hearts" Correspondence on the back reads, "What do you think of this puss cat? Dorothy K." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Paris, Tex. Postmark reads Oklahoma City, Okla on Jan. 13, 1908
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Coronation of Easter Queen, 1934]

Description: Black and white photograph of coronation Easter Queen Josefina Lerma and four attendants. The photo was taken in Sunday April 1, 1934 in Marfa, Texas. Josefina Lerma stands in the center wearing a crown on her head, holding a scepter in her right hand. All five girls wear a white dress and white cape with a high collar and long train. The four attendants are unknown. The photograph has 1933 written in blue ink on the front.
Date: April 1, 1934
Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family

[Photograph of a Museum Display of the First Queen of Port Arthur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a museum display depicting the first queen of Port Arthur, Texas, 1923. A mannequin wearing a tiara and ornate dress stands between a display case to the left and a document display case and chair to the right. Small signs amid the mannequin's feet note the dressmaker, Ida Griffin, and the first queen of Port Arthur, Mary Donaldson. Near the bottom of the photo is a photo of the original queen wearing the dress. To the far right is a sign urging pioneer families to display at least one item from the case.
Date: unknown
Creator: Watkins Photography
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast