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[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
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Trees Frame a Snow-Covered Church]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a snow-covered church. The entrance of the church, which is facing the right-hand side of the image, has a tall, modern belfry with a large cross on top. There are several windows on the brick building, including several tall windows along the one side that faces the left and further down the front of the church, which is cut off by the edge of the image. There are two snowy trees in the foreground that form a frame around the rest of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "'Dream Church' Weslaco, Tex. 1st Presbyterian".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Tree in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a sprawling church from a street view. The church, which spans the entire image diagonally, has a large tree in the front yard, along with many other smaller shrubs scattered. There is a sidewalk that leads from the road in the foreground to a break in between the buildings. There is a large cross on top of the building visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "'Dream Church' First Presbyterian Weslaco, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[View of a Snow-Covered Church]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a snow-covered church. The entrance of the church, which is facing the right-hand side of the image, has a tall, modern belfry with a large cross on top. There are several windows on the brick building, including several tall windows along the one side that faces the left and further down the front of the church, which is cut off by the edge of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "'Dream Church' 1st Presbyterian, Weslaco, Tex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Pat Arrington]

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. Pat Arrington is wearing a Buckskin dress made of finely ground corn meal, trimmings made of eggplant, redish, orange and lemon peel, green pepper, pop corn, papaya seeds, war bonnet is made of roses, bougainvillea, bachelor buttons and chrysanthemums.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Mrs Joe Davison]

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. Mrs Joe Davison is wearing an outfit made of fruits and/or vegetables.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Ruby Pierce]

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 Pierce is wearing an evening gown made of grapefruit membrane, she has gloves on and is holding a handbag also made of grapefruit membrane.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Hansen]

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. Miss Hansen is wearing a Charro outfit (Spanish Cavalier), the bolero and skirt are made of orange peel in cellophane, cummer bund, blouse and sleeve ruffles are made of dried grapefruit membrane, trim is made lemon peel, and the hat is made of eggplant peel decorated with bachelor buttons. Total cost to make this outfit was $5 dollars.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Mrs. Janett Wallace]

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. Mrs Janett Wallace is wearing a long evening dress made out of pampas grass.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Shields]

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. Miss Shields is wearing a long evening gown of two tones, made out of fruit and/or vegetables.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jack Hornor
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Mrs. Joe Davidson]

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. Mrs Joe Davidson is wearing a Matador style suit made of chopped cenizo leaves resembling bakers and gray fannel. The black braid and tie are made of eggplant peeling, the hat and gloves are made of poinsettia petals, her blouse is made of tiny diamond-shaped grapefruit peel, and the jabot is eydet embroidery made from inner peel of grapefruit.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Neva Jean Riley]

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. Miss Riley is wearing a skirt made of bougainvillea, the bodice is made of bachelor buttons, hip panels are made of chrysanthemums and the belf of eggplant peeling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder (Weslaco)
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Gladys Wallace]

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. Gladys Wallace is wearing a charming suit is made of cenizo leaves. The skirt of the suit is beautifully striped with two different colors of chrysanthemums.
Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Contestant 61]

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. Young lady wearing a long evening dress made out of fruits and/or vegetables.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Thelma Perkins]

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. Miss Perkins is wearing a long evening gown made out of feathers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Contestants 62]

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. There is several contestants wearing different type of dresses made of fruits and/or vegetables.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Kathleen Dubbois]

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. Kathleen is wearing a costume of a bell boy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Mrs. Marie Hoffman]

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. Marie Hoffman is wearing a sleeveles dress made of fern and chrysanthemums.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Frances Pegues]

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. Frances is wearing a costume that mimics a basket of poinsettias and fern.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Mrs. John Ostroff]

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. Mrs. John Ostroff is wearing a Cleopatra costume made of citrus peel and leaves.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Tommie Fay Reese]

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. Tommie Fay is representing the Southwestern Insurance. She is wearing a China Problana costume. Spineless cactus and vegetables. Skirt was made of various vegetables cut out with lipstick top to resemble sequins. Blouse of cotton with roses of red and green peppers. Hat was made of corn shucks trimmed in vegetables.
Date: unknown
Creator: Edrington Studio
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Contestant 34]

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. Women wearing a long white gown made of vegetables.
Date: unknown
Partner: Weslaco Museum