Photograph of Nancy Barnes "driving" a tractor on the Marks Machinery Company float at the1947 Azalea Festival Parade.
Henry A. Marks founded the Marks Machinery Company of Wilmington, Whiteville, and Wilson. He ran the company from 1931-1952.
Sydney Penny, Azalea Festival Queen 1999, riding on her float during the parade.
Sydney Penny (1971- ) was born in Nashville, TN. Well known for her roles on daytime television, she is a daytime Emmy-nominated actress.
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Miss Wilmington Angela Jenness, wearing her crown and a corsage (right) and North Carolina Azalea Festival Princess Tricia Parker (Hoggard H.S. graduate) talk with each other during an outside Azalea function as a group of festival goers look on.