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[City of Tacoma float, Daffodil Parade, Tacoma, ca. 1965]

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Catalog ID Number: 1998.8.71

Object Type: print, photographic

Full Description:
Color, close oblique angle photographic image ot the City of Tacoma float in the Daffodil Festival Parade on Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1965. Sign on the float: Lindy's Magnificient Moment 1927. Four women, wearing clear plastic raincoats, holding clear plastic umbrellas, sit on the float. A model of the Statue of Liberty is on the back of the flat. A model airplane, with sign: Spirit of St. Louis, is on the middle of the float. A sparse crowd of men women and children, some holding umbrellas, is on the sidewalk in the background. The street is wet. People watch the parade from upper story windows in the background. Business signs in background, from left to right: Bank of California; Crown Drugs; Cameras; Horluck's Ice Creams; Cigars; United Mutual Savings Bank. Two men in the basket of a crane are visible above the street in image right.

Dimensions:
image height 11 in
image width 14 in

Creation Date: ca. 1965

Call Number: PHOTO-A/1998.8.71

Related Subjects: Pierce County, Tacoma, WA, float, parade, parade, Daffodil Festival parade, Daffodil Queen, Daffodil Princess, City of Tacoma, woman, child, raincoat, umbrella, raining, Bank of California, Crown Drugs, Washington Building, Horluck's Ice Cream, United Mutual Savings Bank, Pacific Avenue (Tacoma, WA), Tacoma street