Hampton History Museum logo
Hampton History Museum logo

Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2007.8.3
Title Seafood Festival Program
Collection General Collection
Object Type Program
Date 1950
Description/Scope & Content Program from 1950 National Seafood Festival in Hampton. Front cover depicts a young woman riding on the back of a fish. Cover is blue and white on glossy paper. Contents of booklet include schedule of events and map for the festival, names and photos of organizers and honored participants (including Mitzi Gaynor as Queen Lorelai and Andy Roberts as King Neptune), an article "Tidewater Virgnia, Fisherman's Paradise" (by Mrs. Henning Rountree, Jr.), a "Miniature History of Peninsula of Virginia" (by Harry R. Houston), and advertisements (some with photos) for local businesses. Printed by Houston Printing and Publishing House, Hampton.
Related Items Show Related Records...
People Gaynor, Mitzi
Roberts, Andy (Pugh)
Houston, Harry Rutherford
Rountree, Mrs. Henning, Jr.
Topics National Seafood Festival
Seafood Industry
Media/Interactives Open document in new window to view at full size.