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Catalog Number WF 1637
Caption 1949 Marineer Pageant Parade - Royalty float
Description This image is of the 1949 Marineers' Pageant royalty float carrying Queen Norine Chiabai and Princesses Roberta Sullivan, Ardelle Rock, Florence Adams, Rita Bargewell, Lyla Keltz,and Beverly Leake. The float is decorated with a maritime motif of anchor and lighthouse and is passing South Side Texaco Service station at 18th and Commercial. The station was listed here in the 1948 and 1954 city directories, but was gone by 1962. 18,000 people attended this rainy parade according to the 7-28-1949 ANACORTES AMERICAN.
Date 1949
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Event - Marineer Pageant
People
Place - Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People CHIABAI, Ellen Norine "Norine"
SULLIVAN, Roberta
ROCK, Ardelle
ADAMS, Florence
BARGEWELL, Rita
KELTZ, Lyla
LEAKE, Beverly
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Marineers' Pageant
Parade
Float
Royalty
South Side Texaco service station
Object Name Postcard