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Catalog Number 2014.023
Object Name Poster
Scope & Content This framed newspaper poster for the 1948 Marineers' Pageant was found in the old Schwartz Iron Works building in the early 1970s. The photo on it includes 6 unidentified water skiers. Events listed include street games and stunts, dancing, a salmon barbecue on Sunday, July 25th, the Queen's Coronation, Ski-quatic Follies, jalopy races, two parades, Navy ships, Marineers' Pageant exhibit, carnival rides, fireworks, cruiser yacht races, and famous bands. The pageant ran from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, July 25, 1948.
Title 1948 Marineers' Pageant poster
Caption 1948 Marineers' Pageant poster
Date 1948/07/22
Notes The frame and glass were removed and stored in Artifact room.
Search Terms Marineers' Pageant
poster
water ski
Water sports
salmon barbeque
parade
Jalopy race
1948
Subjects Communication - Advertising
Entertainment
Event - Marineers' Pageant
Maritime
Place - Anacortes, WA