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Catalog Number WF 1602
Caption 1941 Marineer Royalty - Ruth Gent, Virginia Finson
Description This image from the 1941 Marineers' Pageant is of Queen Virginia Finnson on bended knee before Anacortes Mayor Charles Peters as she is crowned. "High ranking Princess" Ruth Gent stands behind her in the Causland Park Pavilion. Two young girls who serve as train bearers stand below the pavilion. For the complete series of this coronation, see WF 1597-1607.
Date 1941
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Event - Marineer Pageant
Place - Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People FINNSON, Virginia
GENT, Ruth
PETERS, Charles, Mayor
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Marineers' Pageant
Causland Park Pavilion
Object Name Negative