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Catalog Number 1990.004.035f
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photographic print with a decorative border taken at the 1932 Beer Parade on Washington Boulevard between State Street and Grand River Avenue facing east. A group of men wearing matching bowler hats, rain ponchos, and dress pants proceed south along Washington, as a crowd watches. Some of the group carry canes, while others hold marching band instruments. Following behind them are a group of men in matching lightly colored top hats, large cravats, and suits, also carrying canes. St. Aloysius Catholic Church, the Industrial Morris Plan Bank Building, Stevens Building, and the David Whitney Building are visible in the background. "May 14 1932," and "172," are stamped, and "Picture of Beer Parade," is handwritten on the verso.
Date 1932
Print size 5" x 3.375"
Collection Events
Search Terms Beer Parade
Washington Boulevard
Parades
Marching Bands