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1930 Census Party

The 1930 Census Coming Out Party, held June 6, 2002 in the Genealogy Department of Largo Library.

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Largo Library staff hosted a 1930's Party in the Special Collections Section to welcome the 1930 census. Mercedes Bleattler, Librarian in charge of Special Collections, introduces the 1930 census to the collection as PGS President, Bob Raup looks on. The celebrants partake of refreshments and 1930's era candies and bubble gum cigars.
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Mayor Bob Jackson cuts the ceremonial ribbon as Mercedes looks on. City of Largo's Mindy Paight photographs the occasion. Mayor Jackson examines the 1930 census microfilm as his wife, Lucille Marquis Jackson and PGS President Bob Raup watch. Flappers, Geri Malham and Carol Cortright, putting finishing touches on the refreshment table.
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Refreshments were enjoyed by all. PGS members, Pat Johnston, Rae Rose, Everett VanRipper and Pat Strait enjoying genealogy conversation and refreshments. Largo Library's Geri Malham, former PGS Vice Pres. Bob Tanner, Mercedes Bleattler, PGS Treasurer Damon Hostettler, Largo Library's Carla Kerns pause for a photograph.
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PGS Library Volunteer Pauline Battista and husband Don enjoying the 1930's party.

Carol Cortright and Mercedes Bleattler came festively dressed in 1930's attire.

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