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Color photograph of a Rebecca Lynn Howard riding in a white convertable car in the 1996 Maine Lobster Festival parade, Rockland, Maine. Howard, the daughter of Cheryl and Gregory Howard of Rockland, was one of 15 contestants who participated in the 1996 Maine Sea Goddess pageant. Howard has long blonde hair and is dressed in a purple gown. The car is driven by an unidentified woman with long, curly dark hair. An unidentified young man is riding in the front passenger seat, dressed in a Navy uniform with a shoulder patch that reads: "U.S.S. Simpson." The U.S.S. Simpson is a Perry-class guided missile frigate laid down at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. A sign on taped to the car door reads: "Maine Lobster Festival. Rebecca Lynn Howard. Sponsors: Classic Cuts, Dr. Emery B. Howard, W.C. Ladd & Sons, Peter Hodgkins, PGA Golf Pro, Fuller Olds, Cadillack, GMC Jeep. August 3, 1996.


Maine Lobster Festival



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Beauty contests, Lobster fisheries, Festivals, Cultural tourism


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