|Catalog Number||WF 1494|
|Caption||1947 Marineer Parade|
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.
|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.
Louis Beauty Salon
People's National Bank