Catalog Id: 1998.8.71
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.
Catalog Id: 1998.8.32
Long purple cape with very wide (6 1/2") fan shaped collar. Collar has been stiffened to enable it to stand up. No fasteners. Gathered at shouder line. Hem has been turned up 4" and sewn by hand.
Original data states that the cape was possibly worn by Cindy Kovalenko, Sumner, WA, Daffodil Festival Queen in 1981. Upon display at the 2012 Daffodil Festival luncheon, it was thought the cape was from an earlier time, during the 1950s.
Catalog Id: 2012.45.3
First place trophy awarded to the drill team representing the Sons and Daughters of Italy in the 1939 Daffodil Festival parade. Made by Wallace Trophy. Silver plated (?) with gold wash on interior, trophy is in shape of an inverted cone with long curving handles on two sides. Scalloped design with extension at top of each handle. Diagonal rope/bead design around rim. Round base of metal trophy attached to round, black plastic base. Base is hollow and has extended edge.