|Title||Japanese Chamber of Commerce float in Potlatch parade on Second Avenue, Seattle, 1939 |
|Caption||Seattle's 1939 Potlatch Festival opened July 25 and ran for five days. Its Golden Jubilee theme celebrated Washington's 50 years of statehood. Events included a Western horse show, an original play on the history of Seattle, visiting warships, a beauty contest and three parades. On the last day of the festival, an estimated 300, 000 people lined the streets and watched from windows during the main street parade. |
|Notes||Signs in image read: State of Washington Golden Jubilee - Welcome. Gold Fish. Ex-Lax. 2nd Ave Drug Co. Visit our fountain. Hotel St. Regis.|
Handwritten on image: Seattle Potlatch, 39.
Handwritten on sleeve: Potlatch - Seattle - 1939 (parade).
|Subjects||Floats (Parades)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Parades & processions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Japanese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle; Festivals--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lampposts--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI22619 |
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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 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in; dichroic fog |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made 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. |