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Name Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

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Image of Apple Blossom Festival 1949 - 252-2e wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival 1949 - 252-2e wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1949. Adults and children walking in apple orchard carrying apple blossoms. Children identified as (left to right) Emily (Bitsy) Kuykendall, Anne (Roonie) Largent, Edith (Deedee) Huntsberry, Tom Kern, and Sally Scully Crock (partially hidden behind Kern). Filed with oversized. Emily Kuykendall and Anne Largent were train bearers at the Coronation, Edith Huntsberry and Sally Scully were flower girls, and Tom Kern was the crown bearer. (Information and identifications provided by Sally Scully Crock.)

Image of "Hopalong Cassidy" at Apple Blossom Parade - 1-22 wfchs

"Hopalong Cassidy" at Apple Blossom Parade - 1-22 wfchs

Actor William S. Boyd in character as Hopalong Cassidy at Apple Blossom Parade, 1953. 131-137 North Loudoun Street in background. Smaller cropped print also in envelope.

Image of Handley High School Band - 1175-473 wfchs

Handley High School Band - 1175-473 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, c. 1931. Handley High School Band marching in early Apple Blossom Parade (circa 1931?). Passing by First Baptist Church on Fairmont Avenue side, on way to Fairgrounds (parade last ended there in 1934). Filed under "Apple Blossom Festival, 1931".

Image of Miff Clowe on horseback - 797-21 wfchs

Miff Clowe on horseback - 797-21 wfchs

Mifflin B. Clowe, Jr. (photograph out of focus) in uniform on a light-colored horse, waving to crowd. Apple Blossom Parade, 1946 or 1947.

Image of Hopalong Cassidy with fan club and press - 1616-82 thl

Hopalong Cassidy with fan club and press - 1616-82 thl

Actor William S. Boyd in persona as Hopalong Cassidy, on steps of Handley High School with juvenile members of fan club, WINC general manager Phil Whitney (behind microphone), reporters, photographers, et al. Date given as 1953. For information about event, see Trail of Pink Petals, pp. 51-52.

Image of Apple Blossom - Firemen's Parade, 1951 - 1406-14 thl

Apple Blossom - Firemen's Parade, 1951 - 1406-14 thl

Apple Blossom - Firemen's Parade, 1951. Honorary Fire Chiefs aboard a vintage Rouss Fire Co. engine. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 74 ph a. No persons identified.

Image of Apple Blossom Parade, c. 1950 - 1406-15 thl

Apple Blossom Parade, c. 1950 - 1406-15 thl

Apple Blossom Parade, c. 1950. Honorary Fire Chiefs riding in vintage (contemporary) Hudson convertible. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 76 ph b. No persons identified.

Image of Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950's - 1406-17a thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950's - 1406-17a thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950s. Dancers with a "Gay 90s" theme on the steps of Handley High School. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 45 ph b. No persons identified.

Image of Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950 - 1406-17b thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950 - 1406-17b thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1950. "Wedding dance" on the steps of Handley High School. Groom identified as Gayle DeHaven; no other persons identified. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 48 ph a. [This may be the Paul Gayle DeHaven who was in the US Air Force and stationed in England during the early 1950s.]

Image of Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1949 - 1406-17c thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1949 - 1406-17c thl

Apple Blossom Pageant, c. 1949. Grand finale with flag on the steps of Handley High School. Glee Club and Handley Band participating. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 50. No persons identified.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1948 - 1406-25 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1948 - 1406-25 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1948. Queen Shenandoah XXI (Gretchen Merrill) and entourage strolling through apple orchard. Trainbearers identified as "the Creedle triplets, Temple Lee, Betty Jean, and Carroll Ann". Small boy is James Kenneth Robinson, Jr.; Maids of Honor behind him are Adalaide Coble and Jo Ann Armstrong. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, 394.26275599 Fle, p. 62 ph a.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1984 - 46-34 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1984 - 46-34 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1984. Back lawn of Braddock Street United Methodist Church (before extensive remodeling) along Apple Blossom parade route, with "Blanket Space" available. Date given as May 1984.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33a thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33a thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Eagles float, passing the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33b thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33b thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Lions float, passing the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33c thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33c thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Drum major (blurry), passing the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33d thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33d thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Majorettes (blurry), just down the street from the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33e thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33e thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Marching band (blurry), just down the street from the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33f thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33f thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Marching unit in cadet uniforms, just down the street from the A&P supermarket. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33g thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33g thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Majorettes, passing the A&P supermarket in the rain. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33h thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951 - 46-33h thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1951. Grand Feature Parade. Princesses float (blurry), passing the A&P supermarket in the rain. Order of march conjectural. Date given as May 1951.