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[Mary Frances Anglin, The First Dairy Day Queen]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young woman, Mary Frances Jenkel, née Anglin, being crowned the first Dairy Day Queen, on stage at the 1954 Dairy Day in Cleveland, Texas. She is wearing a velvet coronation robe. The town mayor at the time, N.A. Walker, bestows the honor. A young boy standing near them is holding the crown's pillow. A sizable group of people on stage watch from behind them as the event takes place.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Coronation Queen, 1933]

Description: Black and white photograph of coronation queen Josefina Lerma and four candidates. The photo was taken in 1933 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 candidates are unknown.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family

[Coronation of Queen Ofelia of the Fiesta de la Raza]

Description: Newspaper clipping of the coronation of Queen Ophelia I on October 11, 1942, on the grounds of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Texas. The coronation was part of the Fiesta de la Raza.
Date: October 11, 1942
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[News Script: News briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering two news stories. The first story is about a royal ball for the students of Arlington State College, with the crowning of a student body king and queen. The second story is about a Fort Worth gathering of University of Texas alumni for an Independence Day banquet.
Date: March 6, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Booklet for The Queen's Ball]

Description: Booklet for the Queen's Ball, a celebration of the coronation of Her Majesty Queen of the Year at the Texas Cotton Palace in Waco. Included in the booklet is a portrait of Her Majesty Queen of the Year, a list of members of the royal court, a program of dances and songs, a list of duchesses for Texas, and committee members.
Date: November 9, 1916
Item Type: Text
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Booklet for The Queen's Ball]

Description: Booklet for the Queen's Ball, a celebration of the coronation of Her Majesty Queen of the Year at the Texas Cotton Palace in Waco. Included in the booklet is a list of members of the royal court, a program of dances and songs, and a list of duchesses for Texas.
Date: November 11, 1915
Item Type: Text
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis