[Maifest Parade Float]

Description

Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. A man is sitting in front of a steering wheel in the center of the float. A boy wearing a chef uniform is standing to the left of the man. An oven is set up behind the man; a star-shaped sign above it says "G. Hermann Furniture Co.[,] Gas Ranges." The float is decorated with paper stars and fringe. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929."

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Creation Information

Winkelmann's Studio May 9, 1929.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 30 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Maifest Parade Float]
  • Added Title: Maifest 1929

Description

Photograph of a parade float at Maifest. A man is sitting in front of a steering wheel in the center of the float. A boy wearing a chef uniform is standing to the left of the man. An oven is set up behind the man; a star-shaped sign above it says "G. Hermann Furniture Co.[,] Gas Ranges." The float is decorated with paper stars and fringe. Text at the bottom of the image says "May 9, 1929."

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_e_wk_0258
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3W292c
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth118013

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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Creation Date

  • May 9, 1929

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:42 p.m.

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Winkelmann's Studio. [Maifest Parade Float], photograph, May 9, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth118013/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.