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Catalog Number 2014.011.059
Object Name Article
Scope & Content 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
Date 1948/07/29
People AMERMAN, Sally
Search Terms 1948
Marineers' Pageant queen
Marineers' Pageant royalty
Marineers' Pageant Parade
Marineers' Pageant float
Marineers' Pageant
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Event - Marineers' Pageant
Communication - Newspaper