"Automobile Parade Saskatoon Aug. 1st 1913"

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Database ID36074
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceParades - Automobile - 1913, LH-4632 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageWilliam Reid Wilson Many thanks for P.C. Hope you had a good time in Rothesay. What do you think of this on the other side Hope this finds you well at 74 [JMC]
Scope and contentA monotone postcard showing a Scottish marching band leading an automobile float during the 1 August 1913 automobile parade in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, part of a day-long celebration for over 500 real estate men from USA. Woman in driver's seat identified as Miss Helen Drennan. Streets jammed with crowds for blocks. Red Ensign and American flags fly on each car. Over 300 cars were decorated, vying for prizes in the parade. Title from front of postcard.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 8.5 x 14 cm
Date produced1913
Date Range(s)1910-1919
PublisherG.S. Free, Saskatoon, Sask.
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsTransportation -- Automobile
Buildings and Architecture
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard stylewhite border
divided back
Postcard mediareal photograph
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Place - destinationGlasgow, Scotland
Permanent Link http://digital.scaa.sk.ca/gallery/postcards/permalink/36074