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[Aerial View of Marsh]

Description: Photograph of a large open marsh field. There is a narrow river visible towards the right hand side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Creator: B.A. Lang Aerial & Industrial Specialist
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ruby Jo Sims]

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 Jo is wearing an evening gown made of bougainvillea & bachelor button petals.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio of Weslaco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Jannette Waters]

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. Jannette is representing the Literary Review Club.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studios
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Patsy Hankal]

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. Patsy Hankel is representing the fine arts of weslaco 1952. Street dress with jacket: lace fern Scarf: ornamental cane leaves Shoes and Bag of poinsetta petals cap and gloves of crushed corn meal National Vegetable, fruit and flower show style show part of Weslaco Birthday Party.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Edith Stevens]

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. Edith is wearing a dress made of ebony leaves, Chinese hat petals and eggplant. Her gloves were made out of corn meal.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio of Weslaco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Donna Jean Wilcox]

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. Donna is representing the Senior Class of Donna High School. Her costume was made by class members. The Cellophane trousers were covered with cat tail "Fuz." Bolero shoes were made up of bougainvillea petals. Cap & Veil made of cat tail "fuzz' and bougainvillea while berry jewels and citrus seed "pearls" completed the costume.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Howard Wiley]

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. Howard is representing the Kiwanis of Weslaco. Costume of "Mammy Yoakum." Made of eggplant and mums. Stockings made out of ebony leaves and poinsettas, shoes of corn, and pipe of corncob.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder of Weslaco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Ruby Jo Sims]

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 Jo is wearing a gown made of bougainvillea and bachelor button petals.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder of Weslaco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Sue Copeland]

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. Evening gown: Spanish moss inner bodies, petti skirt, gloves: pink blush grapefruit membrane. Hat: membrane pomegranate seeds. Slippers: spanish moss
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder of Weslaco
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Joann Puckett]

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. Joann is representing the Lions Club of Weslaco. Everyone got into the act! Wives, children and babysitters fashioned this beautiful green and white evening dress out of 12 yds. of foundation material, 16 quarts of tepehuaje leaves, 723-1/2 bachelor buttons, 205 Chrysanthemums, 102 grapefruitand gallon of glue. Five cookies of two cups of coffee for each of the 350 hours required to construct the dress were also "used."
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

[Julia Sleeth (Band Sweetheart)]

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. Julia Sleeth is wearing a "Flaming Accents Coat Dress" made out of ceniso, a draped scarf made of poinsetta petals, and jewelry made of seeds with glitter, and tiny red & green peppers, all designed by Danny Reed.
Date: unknown
Creator: Yoder (Weslaco)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Weslaco Museum

Wedding

Description: The ultimate cake exchange (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Bride & groom in decorated car (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Bride adjusting veil before ceremony (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Wedding cake, punchbowl, birdcage (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Wedding ceremony at St. Mary's Cathedral (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Decorated car (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Bride & groom leaving church (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Bride & groom cutting cake (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Wedding

Description: Bride & groom with parents & cake (rfs)
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bride Wearing a Wedding Dress]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, visible from the knees up, wearing a light-colored, lace wedding gown and veil with a crown. She is holding a small book or wrapped box in her hands. She is posed in front of a wall between two doors; the one on the left is open and a bedroom is visible in the background.
Date: December 20, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library