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The Layer Family Collection - Splash Day Parade (1958)
James Layer
c. 1958
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    Lone Star Brewing Company float
    A group of young army recruits, possibly an ROTC. In the background is Murdoch's Bathhouse. 
    US Navy Amphibian Tractor (LVT) float
    Houston Texanettes float
    Marching bands, drill teams, and a dog
    Us Air Force float
    Pearl Brewery Corporation float
    A couple dances on the West End Lumber Company float, featuring singer Trini Lopez, who became famous with his rendition of "If I had a Hammer"
    US Army Recruiting float
    Antique car parade
    Mr. Peanut
    Galveston Fire Department float
    Texas City Rodeo Association
    Texas City Jaycee Tackle Time