Museum logo

Search Term Record

  • Send Feedback
Name Parades

Associated Records

Image of 1966.154.001a - Film, Motion Picture

1966.154.001a - Film, Motion Picture

Silent, color 16mm film reel featuring footage of several events held as part of Detroit's 250th Birthday Festival, shot by Leslie B. Eby. The film includes footage of events on Belle Isle, the dedication ceremonies for the Detroit Historical Museum on July 24, 1951, a parade of boats off of the riverfront, the National Amateur Athletic Union Swimming and Diving event at Brennan Pools in River Rouge Park, an event in Campus Martius in front of City Hall, the parade along Woodward Avenue, and a series of circus performers for Police Field Day at University of Detroit Stadium. The film opens with shots of a man and woman looking at the "Detroit's 250 Birthday Festival Official Souvenir Progr

Image of 2001.039.005 - Program

2001.039.005 - Program

Cadillaqua Program. A staple-bound program entitled "Cadillaqua, Illustrated Review and Official Program" detailing the festivities surrounding Detroit's 211st birthday celebration in 1912, the Cadillaqua winter fete and carnival. Cover is aqua with embossed title atop Cadillac's coat of arms. Inside are a series of drawings and descriptions of parade floats from the Messmore Company as well as schedule of events spanning from Monday, July 22nd to Friday, July 26th.

Image of 2009.041.006 - Film, Motion Picture

2009.041.006 - Film, Motion Picture

Silent color 16mm home movie containing footage from Detroit's 250th Birthday Festival parade on Woodward Avenue. The portion of the parade captured primarily features U.S. Navy participants, and floats sponsored by corporations representing the city's early history. The floats proceed north along Woodward, as shot from the west side of the street between West Columbia Street, and Elizabeth Street. Sundra's Restaurant, Carter Electric Store, the Downtown Y.W.C.A. building, and the Elwood Bar are among the businesses in the background. The film opens with a shot of sailors marching in the parade, followed by a shot of a DUKW amphibious vehicle being used by the U.S. Navy Recruiting Servi

Image of 2009.041.008 - Film, Motion Picture

2009.041.008 - Film, Motion Picture

Silent color 16mm home movie containing footage from Detroit's 250th Birthday Festival parade on Woodward Avenue, as well as some shots of hunters and people on vacation. The reel begins with two shots of a man in a red coat with two horses, standing outside of a stable as snow falls. This is followed by several shots of a dead deer tied to the hood of a teal c. 1950 Oldsmobile. Several men pose beside the deer. This is followed by shots of a man holding a fish in front of a building's porch, as a woman leans outside of the door in the background. A group of people are on a small wooden barge on a river in the following brief shots. Next is numerous shots of a bear in a cage playing and be

Image of 2011.004.105 - Booklet

2011.004.105 - Booklet

Cadillaqua pamphlet. A staple-bound pamphlet concerning Cadillaqua, the celebration of Detroit's 211th birthday in 1912. The cover reads "A National Glad Time! Cadillaqua, the Greatest Fete and Carnival in History, Detroit, July 22-27, 1912, four days and five nights every year." The pamphlet is printed in red and black ink on beige paper. The cover depicts a woman in a clown suit riding atop a sea serpent as well as Cadillac's coat of arms. The interior describes the plans for the celebration as well as provides a brief history of the city with small illustrations in the corners of the pages.

Image of 2012.020.230 - Postcard

2012.020.230 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a crowd gathered at Campus Martius for the return of the 32nd Infantry Division from World War I. Printed on recto: Black's

Image of 2012.020.419 - Postcard

2012.020.419 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting an elevated view of a parade on Woodward Avenue. The street is lined with spectators, and automobiles, floats, and streetcars are visible. A sign in the background reads, "$10, $15 Clothing". Printed on recto: Pesha Photo Handwritten message on verso.

Image of 2012.020.422 - Postcard

2012.020.422 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a decorative arch for the Elks National Convention parade on Woodward Avenue in Grand Circus Park. Pedestrians, cars, and the Central United Methodist Church are visible.

Image of 2012.020.423 - Postcard

2012.020.423 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting Woodward Avenue decorated for the Elks National Convention parade, with cars and pedestrians in the street, and the Hotel Pontchartrain and triumphal arch in the background. Business signs read, "Grinnell Bros Pianos", "Apollo Player Piano", and "Spalding's". Printed on recto: Official Photo by Marcell Stamped on verso: By Marchell Photo Co. Official Elks Photographers, National Convention - Detroit, 1910.

Image of 2012.020.424 - Postcard

2012.020.424 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a decorative arch for the Elks National Convention parade illuminated at night on Woodward Avenue in Grand Circus Park. The time-lapse photo resulted in streaks of light from streetcars. Printed on recto: Pesha Photo

Image of 2012.020.425 - Postcard

2012.020.425 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting Woodward Avenue decorated for the Elks National Convention parade, with cars and pedestrians in the street, and the Majestic Building to the left. Business signs read, "Sanders", "Herbst", "Howland & Uhlik", and "Illinois Central Railroad". Printed on recto: Pesha Photo

Image of 2012.020.427 - Postcard

2012.020.427 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting Woodward Avenue decorated for the Elks National Convention parade with a triumphal arch. Pedestrians and a streetcar are visible, with the Majestic Building and Hotel Pontchartrain in the background. Business signs read, "Diamond Tires Lead 'Users Know' 265 Jefferson Ave.", "United Cigar Stores Co.", and "Jackson Photo; Post Card Photos". Printed on recto: Pesha Photo

Image of 2012.020.435 - Postcard

2012.020.435 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Elks National Convention parade on Woodward Avenue. A crowd of spectators watches the procession lead by a marching band. Business signs read, "Painless Dentistry", "Farrand Pianos", and "Your Credit is Good". Printed on recto: Pesha Photo

Image of 2012.020.436 - Postcard

2012.020.436 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting statues and poles on Woodward Avenue to celebrate the return of the 32nd Infantry Division from World War I. An automobile and several pedestrian are visible, with the Majestic Building in the background. Business signs read, "Western Union Office in Lobby", "Central Savings Bank", and "Walter Gehrke Co. Real Estate, Fire Insurance". Printed on recto: Black's Detroit

Image of 2012.020.437 - Postcard

2012.020.437 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the American Legion Parade with spectators watching the procession of a marching band. In the background is a sign reading, "Parking Lot; Tunnel to Canada".

Image of 2012.020.438 - Postcard

2012.020.438 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the American Legion Parade passing through Campus Martius on Woodward Avenue. In the background is the Soldier's and Sailors' Monument and the First National Building. A large crowd of spectators watch the procession of a marching band.

Image of 2012.020.439 - Postcard

2012.020.439 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Knights Templar 37th Triennial Conclave Parade from Grand Circus Park, with spectators watching the procession of men in the formation of a cross. Cars are also visible in the street. In the background is the David Whitney Building and a view down Washington Boulevard.

Image of 2012.020.440 - Postcard

2012.020.440 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Knights Templar 37th Triennial Conclave Parade from Grand Circus Park, with spectators watching the procession of marching men in uniform. In the background is the David Whitney Building and a view down Washington Boulevard.

Image of 2012.020.441 - Postcard

2012.020.441 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Knights Templar 37th Triennial Conclave Parade from Grand Circus Park, with spectators watching the procession of a marching band. In the background is the David Whitney Building and a view down Washington Boulevard and Woodward Avenue.

Image of 2012.020.443 - Postcard

2012.020.443 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a large crowd of people on Woodward Avenue in front of the Ferry Building. Several American flags hang from buildings.

Image of 2012.020.444 - Postcard

2012.020.444 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a crowd of people on Woodward Avenue, possibly for a parade. In the background are streetcars, the Majestic Building, Campus Martius, Hotel Pontchartrain, and signs reading, "Hudson's", "Golde Clothes $15", and "Grand Trunk". Several American flags are hung from the buildings.

Image of 2012.044.066 - Postcard

2012.044.066 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Elks National Convention parade on Woodward Avenue. A crowd of spectators watches a procession of men in the formation of the American flag. Business signs read, "Majestic Theatre", "Goldberg Bros. Center of Economy", and "Grinnell Bros. Pianos".

Image of 2012.044.067 - Postcard

2012.044.067 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a parked automobile decorated for a parade, with businesses in the background. The float is labeled, "(Star) Of The North No. 5." Five women and a young boy are riding on the car and a large doll is standing behind them.

Image of 2012.044.068 - Postcard

2012.044.068 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting members of the Red Cross on parade, with a large crowd of spectators. Handwritten message on verso, postmarked Aug 21, 1920.

Image of 2012.045.482 - Postcard

2012.045.482 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting the Hazen S. Pingree Monument in Grand Circus Park, with a decorative arch in the background for the Elks National Convention parade on Woodward Avenue. Several pedestrians are also visible. Printed on recto: Pesha Photo

Image of 2012.046.817 - Postcard

2012.046.817 - Postcard

Black and white photographic postcard depicting a decorative arch for the Elks National Convention parade on Woodward Avenue in Grand Circus Park. In the background is the Pontchartrain Hotel.

Image of 2012.047.738 - Postcard

2012.047.738 - Postcard

Color postcard depicting an elevated view of people watching a parade of cars and horse-drawn vehicles on Belle Isle. Printed on verso: Scene on Belle Isle. - Detroit's principal recreation spot is an island in the Detroit river connecting with the city by a bridge, 8 feet less than half a mile in length. It comprises 702 acres, is over two miles long and boasts over 20 miles of fine macadam roadway. A fine zoo, aquarium, horticultural building, swimming and skating pavilions, casino and boat livery are in connection. The City has expended over $1,500,000 on it since its purchase in 1879. Handwritten message on verso, postmarked Mar 26, 1913.

Image of 2014.002.660 - Newsletter

2014.002.660 - Newsletter

June 1, 1918 issue of the newsletter of the Detroit Chapter of the American Red Cross. This issues includes stories on a Red Cross fundraiser's success, the need for knitters and sweaters, and photos of a Red Cross parade on Woodward Avenue.

Image of 2014.114.100 - Card, Souvenir

2014.114.100 - Card, Souvenir

Card, published by the Curtis Advertising Company, bearing a colorized half-tone photo of a parade along Woodward Avenue, taken overlooking Campus Martius from and elevated position to its south. Columns of horses are streetcars are in the parade. Bagley Memorial Fountain; the Majestic Building; a moonlight tower near the corner of Woodward Avenue and Michigan Avenue; Wright, Kay, and Company; the Detroit Opera House; and construction occurring behind the Opera House are also visible. "Curtis Adv. Co., Detroit, Campus and Majestic Bldg., In Detroit--Life is Worth Living," is printed along a yellow strip along the bottom edge of the card. A hole is punched in the top of the card.

Image of 2015.008.031 - U-Matic

2015.008.031 - U-Matic

U-Matic tape containing footage shot of the Detroit Pistons victory parade on June 15, 1989 in downtown Detroit. The tape is continued from 2015.008.030, and spans the arrival of the final two floats, and the ceremony on the bridge spanning Larned Street at Woodward Avenue. The camera is positioned on Woodward Avenue, just south of West Larned Street. The video begins with shots of the crowd, the Afrikan Drum and Dance Community performing at the end of the route, and of Pistons players, and officials waiting on the bridge with Mayor Coleman A. Young. Cheers erupt from the crowd as Bill Laimbeer and Rick Mahorn make their way beside the barricades to the foot of the bridge. The Ann Arbor T