North Carolina Newspapers

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May 15,1942
To the sound of the
unis, to the blowing of t le
gles, and to the roar of ^iie
■Ing planes, even May Day
stivals go pafi'^otic. In _
st picture of the M ^
leen Doris Haley is
wn on her attendants, Betty
e Cloforth, Ruth fedmmston,
He Sallv McGregor and Jno-
/ Jones. Maid-of-honor, Mary
therine Martin, Winnie Shea-
, and Martha Brandon, (rean-
g from left to right).
In the first row of the new
dure are Winnie Shealy, Uu-
le Blackburn, Ann Wilej,
ne Auten, Jane Grey, an
lie Meadows. Second row-
ary Helig McDow, Dottic
ppenfield, Ddna Adams,
•ice, Betty Sue Goforth Pear^
unhow, Sally ,
ay Queen, Rons Ha ^Torv
umy Jones, Alice J
Irene Jones, Betty
artha Brandon and Frances
Betsy Ross, played by Adelaide Henry, seated with the flag she gave to a Nation.
Hull. Third row—Peggy Efird,
Ruth Edniinston, Eleanor Laz-
cnhy, Mary Catherine Martin,
Peggy Hamner, Margaret Por
ter,' Jane Montgomery and
Nancy Gaston.
The Queens Guards were
portrayed by Harriet McDow
ell, Anne Mauldin, Frances
Pierce, Alberta Ballengtr, Mar
jorie Itnhody, Dot Link, Betty
Burgess, Billie Harmon, Jean
Rourk, Dot Funderburk and
Margaret Thompson (reading
left to right)-.
The second picture is a scene
taken during a colonial dance.
The theme of the war-in
fluenced .May Day was the story
of Betsy Ross and the making
of the Nation’s Flag. Brilliant
red, white, and blue flashed
across the outdoor amphitheater
as Mars gave way to Venus and
Apollo, and the spirit of sym
bolic victory celebrated joyous

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