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On July 29, 1948, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published three photos from the Marineers' Pageant, plus an article about the Pageant.
The top picture was a float sponsored by Anacortes Veneer Company which was awarded first prize in the commercial division of the parade
The middle picture was of the Queen's float. Sally Amerman was Queen, and she had seven princesses in her court.
The bottom picture showed the crowds in attendance at the water show which was held at theMarine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante.
Page two had an article headlined, "Marineer's (sic) Pageant Acclaimed As Greatest Celebration in City History." In two columns it summarized the activities of the 8th annual celebration during its four-day run.
|Title||1948 Marineers' Pageant photos and article|
|Caption||Photos from 1948 Marineers' Pageant|
Marineers' Pageant queen
Marineers' Pageant royalty
Marineers' Pageant Parade
Marineers' Pageant float
Place - Anacortes, WA
Event - Marineers' Pageant
Communication - Newspaper