|Title||Korean War veterans in homecoming parade, Seattle, November 1954 |
|Caption||In this 1954 image, Korean War soldiers of the 2nd Division ride in a truck during a homecoming parade heading north on Seattle's Second Avenue. The truck is stopped at 815 Second Avenue, in front of the Bank of California.|
The 2, 269 rotation troops arrived in Seattle aboard the Navy Transport USS General George M. Randall on November 10, 1954. With the crew and troops eager to get home in time for Thanksgiving, the ship made the crossing from Pusan, Korea to Seattle in 10 days, 4 hours, and 17 minutes. The Northern Route crossing normally takes 12 to 14 days.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: KOREA, War homecoming, 2nd division homecoming parade.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): November 16, 1954.
|Subjects||Homecomings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military personnel--Washington (State)--Seattle; Parades & processions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Spectators--Washington (State)--Seattle; Trucks--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.5007.2 |
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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. |