[Armistice Day Parade]

Description

Photograph of a parade float for an Armistice Day celebration. The float consists of a truck decorated with star and stripe printed banners, a cannon on the truck bed, and a banner on the side with text that says "This is the Old Girl that Roared Out for Joy and Shattered our 'Panes' on Armistice Day. Nov. 11. 1918." In the background, there are trees and a building. Accompanying material gives information about the cannon.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 17 cm., on mat 24 x 22 cm. + 1 note (30 cm.)

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. July 4, 1923.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and one other and was provided by Port Arthur Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 123 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a parade float for an Armistice Day celebration. The float consists of a truck decorated with star and stripe printed banners, a cannon on the truck bed, and a banner on the side with text that says "This is the Old Girl that Roared Out for Joy and Shattered our 'Panes' on Armistice Day. Nov. 11. 1918." In the background, there are trees and a building. Accompanying material gives information about the cannon.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 17 cm., on mat 24 x 22 cm. + 1 note (30 cm.)

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • July 4, 1923

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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  • Sept. 22, 2016, 3:16 p.m.

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[Armistice Day Parade], photograph, July 4, 1923; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79315/: accessed July 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Port Arthur Public Library.