La Grande Parade 4

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Item Details

Title

La Grande Parade 4

Subject

Animals
Covered wagons
Cowboys
Ox teams
Oxen
Parades & processions
Stores & shops
Wagons

Description

"Parade of ox drawn covered wagons - La Grande, Oregon" [Have additional 5x7 photograph with short, typed, story:] "May 27, 1939 - La Grand Reverts to Pioneer Days! La Grande went back in years today to the roaring days of '69, with businessmen and townspeople appearing as plainsmen and frontier dandies of the old days when covered wagons rolled over the 'Old Oregon Trail.' Shiny beaver hats, gambler's vests and frock coats appeared, while poke bonnets and flowing crinoline dresses became a common sight on the flag decorated streets. The occasion with the Golden Spike celebration sponsored by the Old Timer's club of the Union Pacific with cooperation of the La Grande Commercial club, naming the show 'Union Pacific.' The Paramount picture of the same name opens at one of the local theatres."

Creator

Reuter, Walter

Date

5/27/1939

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.2.1531

Spatial Coverage

La Grande, OR

Provenance

Source: Walter Reuter original (Red Cross Drug Store, Proprieter) From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 3608 (2 views)