|Title||Valley Band in Kla How Ya Festival parade, Kirkland, July 11, 1959 |
|Caption||Kirkland's 1959 Kla How Ya Festival opened with a big parade. Afterwards, visitors had their choice of a horse show, a frogman demonstration, street dancing, a salmon barbecue and a fireworks display. Kla How Ya means "Greetings" in the Chinook trade jargon commonly used in the area during the 19th century.|
In this July 11, 1959, photo, taken at Kirkland's Kla How Ya Festival, crowds line the street to watch the banner carrier, drum major and members of Renton, Washington's Valley Band. Some 40 floats, bands and other groups marched along the parade route that year.
|Notes||Signs in image: Puget Power. Eastside Foresters Court - 773. Hardware - Coast to Coast Stores. Frigidaire. Shoes. Tradewell Super Market. Admiral. Paul's Jewelers. By Line Fountain Grill. Underwood's Clothing. Arcade Bldg. Texaco. Valley Band, Renton Wn. U.S.A. Local 360.|
KIRKLAND, Wash., Water carnival, parade, 1959.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): July 11, 1959.
|Subjects||Parades & processions--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Festivals--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Marching bands--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Business districts--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Kirkland; Spectators--Washington (State)--Kirkland |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Kirkland |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.4959.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |