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Name Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

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Image of Queen Shenandoah IV on float - 1268-2 wfchs

Queen Shenandoah IV on float - 1268-2 wfchs

Isabella Tyson Gilpin, Queen Shenandoah IV, on her float in front of the George Washington Hotel. The Queen is wearing her beaded headdress that took the place of the extremely valuable jeweled crown during most of the Apple Blossom activities that year. Date given as 1927. Copy of 1168-224 wfchs.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1926 - 129-120 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1926 - 129-120 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1926. Rotary Club float turning the corner from Piccadilly Street to North Loudoun Street. From Album II, p. 10.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-131 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-131 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. Red Cross float passing by Conrad house (12 North Cameron Street). From Album II, p. 54, ph a.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-133 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-133 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. Staunton cadet band in front of grandstand at fairgrounds, playing for judges and audience. From Album II, p. 61.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-134 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-134 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. First prize in car decoration competition, in front of grandstand at fairgrounds. From Album II, p. 61. Driver and decorator: Mildred Shryock (Bowles); passenger, Ruth Yost Shryock (Mrs. Paul Shryock).

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-135 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 129-135 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. Red Cross float on North Cameron Street, heading toward George Washington Hotel. From Album II, p. 63.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 129-136 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 129-136 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927. Baltimore & Ohio float, celebrating 100 years of service. Bevy of beauty queens, etc. Photo-op at railroad crossing. From Album II, p. 67.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 129-137 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 129-137 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927. Shriner marching band proceeding south on North Loudoun Street. From Album II, p. 68, ph c.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1928 - Dirigible - 1360-31 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1928 - Dirigible - 1360-31 wfchs

Apple Blossom Festival, 1928. The dirigible that was at the Apple Blossom Festival, taking off from or landing in a field. Date given as May 3 (or) 4, 1928.

Image of Apple Blossom Parade 2002-04 - 138-520 thl

Apple Blossom Parade 2002-04 - 138-520 thl

Apple Blossom Grand Feature Parade passing in front of Handley Library (100 West Piccadilly). Kimberley's (135 North Braddock) and Old Post Office (40 West Piccadilly) visible on right. Year uncertain, probably 2002-04.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, c. 1929 - 1406-10 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, c. 1929 - 1406-10 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, c.1929 or earlier. Winchester Cold Storage float in front of loading dock, with occupant. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival 394.262755 Fle, p. 54.

Image of Shirley Long on back of Queen's float - 1406-110 thl

Shirley Long on back of Queen's float - 1406-110 thl

Apple Blossom Festival 1948. Shirley Long (Marshall) in ballet costume waving from rear of Queen's float in Grand Feature Parade. Two prints, one hand-tinted.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 1406-12 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 1406-12 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. Apples on branch, printed in 1925 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival program. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, p. 52 ph a.

Image of Apple Blossom 1931 - 1406-120 thl

Apple Blossom 1931 - 1406-120 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1931. Coronation of Miss Patricia Morton, Manchester, England, as Queen Shenandoah VIII by Admiral Byrd. Flanked by Rev. F.L. Flickinger of Centenary Reformed Church and Rev. Robert B. Nelson of Christ Episcopal Church. Filed under "Apple Blossom 1931" in Events/Objects-Oversize.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 1406-121 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925 - 1406-121 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1925. Parade float. Decorated truck with driver and one seated woman in white robes. Two standing men in informal Confederate uniforms (no jackets or hats) in front of Confederate "battle banner". Print in poor condition, damaged, clumsily repaired with Scotch tape.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1929 - 1406-124 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1929 - 1406-124 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1929. Parade float in shape of a peacock, surrounded by children in fantasy-medieval costume. Closer crop of 1406-45a thl.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 1406-126 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 1406-126 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927. Pennsylvania Railroad float, surrounde by crowds, proceeding down Loudoun Street.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1933 - 1406-13 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1933 - 1406-13 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1933. Coronation of Queen Shenandoah X (Francoise May) on Handley steps. Pastor Robert B. Nelson, presiding prelate (on steps to right of throne), Prof. McIlwee and the Handley High School band at bottom of steps. See Fletcher, Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, p. 38.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1920's - 1406-130 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1920's - 1406-130 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1920s. Coca-Cola truck recorated for parade.

Image of Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 1406-134 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927 - 1406-134 thl

Apple Blossom Festival, 1927. Pennsylvania Railroad float near George Washington Hotel. Three beauty queens, one with Maryland sash, one with West Virginia sash, third facing rear.