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Truck Towing Santa Claus Float in Parade

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DESCRIPTION

Color photo of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Macy's storefront can be seen in the background. A cream and white International Harvester Scout 4x4 is pulling a float with a Santa Claus theme. On the float, a group of reindeer are rising at an angle with Santa Claus in a sleigh behind. On the side of the float are children dressed in green as elves, and women in white clothes with red skirts and capes with white trim. Yellow balloons are rising into the air around the float. Alongside the float is a band in what appears to be Scottish dress, as well as spectators, camera crews, and uniformed police officers. Some of the band members are holding flags.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 98895

Creation Date: 1976-11-25 

Creator Name: International Harvester Company

City: Manhattan

County: 

State: New York

Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: McCormick Mss 6Z, box 154, folder 11449

Original Dimensions: 35mm

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Photograph taken for "International Trail" magazine, volume 47, number 1, 1977.

SUBJECTS

Architecture

Arts

Bands (Music)

Cameras

Clocks and watches

Clothing and dress

Coats

Commercial buildings

Costume

Crowds

Flags

Hats

Holidays

Law

Manners and customs

Outdoor photography

Parades

Persons

Photographers

Police

Political science

Recreation

Santa Claus

Selling

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols

Sleighs

Stores, Retail

Streets

Technology

Thanksgiving

Transportation

Trucks

Uniforms

Work

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