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Man in Costume in Thanksgiving Parade

Man in Costume in Thanksgiving Parade | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color photo of a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A man in the foreground walking along the sidewalk is in a red Beefeater costume with yellow and black pinstriping carries a polearm. He has a coat of arms consisting of a crown above three flowers on his chest, red gloves, and a black hat with a band made of red, white, and blue squares. Behind him is a "Bus Stop, No Standing" and "No Parking" sign. A pirate ship float towed by a blue and brown International Harvester Scout 4 x 4 is coming along the street, and a bus with the words "Gray Line" on the side is in the opposite lane. Spectators can be seen in the background.
DESCRIPTION
Color photo of a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A man in the foreground walking along the sidewalk is in a red Beefeater costume with yellow and black pinstriping carries a polearm. He has a coat of arms consisting of a crown above three flowers on his chest, red gloves, and a black hat with a band made of red, white, and blue squares. Behind him is a "Bus Stop, No Standing" and "No Parking" sign. A pirate ship float towed by a blue and brown International Harvester Scout 4 x 4 is coming along the street, and a bus with the words "Gray Line" on the side is in the opposite lane. Spectators can be seen in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:98905
Creation Date:1976-11-25  
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
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Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 6Z, box 154, folder 11449
Original Dimensions:35mm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Photograph taken for "International Trail" magazine, volume 47, number 1, 1977.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Coats
Costume
Hats
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Land use, Urban
Crowds
Men
Parades
Weapons
Buses
Street signs
Streets
Trucks

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