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Catalog Number 1953.026.004
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Photograph. Sepia-toned gelatin silver photo of a parade float that was part of the Detroit Bi-Centenary Parade. The float is mounted on street car trucks and is decorated to show the industrial progress of the city. Six women are standing on the float and posing as statues. The words, "Greater Detroit, Industry, Commerce, and Science," can be seen on the float with "Detroit" spelled out in electric lights at the top. A sign at the right end of the float notes "20. Future City of the Straits." A man, woman, child, and policeman are standing to the right of the float. Handwriting on the verso notes "Prophetic Float - Greater Detroit in 2001."
Date 1901
Print size 10" x 12"
Dimension Details Image size is 7.75" x 9.625"
Collection Detroit Anniversaries
Search Terms Bicentennial
Parade Floats
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