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Catalog Number WF 1494
Caption 1947 Marineer Parade
Description 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 1493, 1517 for other views of Anacortes Veneer floats.
Buildings and businesses visible include Peoples Bank, Shell Station, Central Furniture, Louis Beauty Salon.
Date 1947
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Event - Marineer Pageant
Place - Anacortes, WA
Event - Parade
Structure - Business
Transportation - Land
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Marineers' Pageant
Anacortes Veneer, Inc.
Swan float
Shell station
Central Furniture
Louis Beauty Salon
People's National Bank
Object Name Negative