Fourth of July Parade

Title

Fourth of July Parade

Description

Laminated photo postcard of a parade. The street side left of the image is lined with trees and parked wagons and cars; a water tower is visible in the distance. Two United States flags hang from lines across the street, and power poles are placed where the curb and dirt road meet on either side. The image right side of the street features two-story buildings with square facades. The fender of a car is visible in the right front of the image. Several floats proceed down the street toward the photographer. One is pulled by a two-horse team; the other is a car. Behind the car, a group of people march. The men watching alongside the street wear hats, and a girl in a white dress stands a bit further down the curb, watching the floats.
[Back] [ink] 4th of July parade on second st., Hillsboro. [typed] No date given, but prior to World War I. Perhaps around 1914 or 1915.

Date Created

circa 1914-1915

Medium

photographic postcards

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_000636

Rights

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Collection