Couples on float at Maifest celebration in Brenham, Texas

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Photograph of three couples riding a white and gold parade float with a throne at the back. The couples are dressed in festival or pageant attire to celebrate the Brenham Maifest, with the young women in voluminous gowns in pink and yellow and the young men in white jackets with black bow ties and slacks. The woman at the far right, Harriet Williams, wears a yellow dress created by Lilli Wolff and Mati Driessen. In the background is a crowd of parade watchers.

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Creator: Unknown. 1958.

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Photograph of three couples riding a white and gold parade float with a throne at the back. The couples are dressed in festival or pageant attire to celebrate the Brenham Maifest, with the young women in voluminous gowns in pink and yellow and the young men in white jackets with black bow ties and slacks. The woman at the far right, Harriet Williams, wears a yellow dress created by Lilli Wolff and Mati Driessen. In the background is a crowd of parade watchers.

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Texas Fashion Collection

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  • 1958

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Couples on float at Maifest celebration in Brenham, Texas, photograph, 1958; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1753588/: accessed July 29, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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