|Catalog Number||WF 1493|
|Caption||1947 Marineer Parade - Anacortes Veneer float|
This image from the 1947 Marineer Parade is of an elaborate float sponsored by Anacortes Veneer featuring swans pulling a clamshell with a "queen" inside. Anacortes Veneer Company, a cooperative venture between workers, began at 35th and V Avenue in 1937 and opened in the fall of 1939. See also WF 2014-2045. See WF 1494, 1517 for other views of Anacortes Veneer floats.
Buildings and businesses visible include Peoples Bank, Snyder Drugs, Goodwin-Benedict-Havekost Building, Central Furniture.
|Date||1947 July 26|
|Photographer||from the BRADY, Ferd collection|
|Collection||Wallie Funk Collection|
Event - Marineer Pageant
Place - Anacortes, WA
Event - Parade
Structure - Business
Transportation - Land
|Credit line||Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection|
Anacortes Veneer, Inc.
People's National Bank