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The Tailors of Howell Float for Howell, Michigan 1876 Centennial Parade

Item

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Title

The Tailors of Howell Float for Howell, Michigan 1876 Centennial Parade

Description

The Tailors of Howell Float parked on State Street in Howell, Michigan. The float was for the 1876 Centennial parade. The view is looking northeast on State Street with the First Baptist church in the background. The building on the left is the present day Dairy Queen. View present day location.

The float sign reads: The Goose Hangs High Garland and Hornung. The Tailors of Howell.

This image was also included on a 1st National Bank Calendar.

State Street is also known as "Peanut Row". Which came about after businessman Frank Bushes placed a newspaper advertisement touting his new peanut roaster. Peaple who purchased his peanuts threw the shells in the street, and the nickname stuck.

Subject

Parades
Tailors
Horses
Carriages and carts

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Date

1876

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Original Format

film negative

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Citation

“The Tailors of Howell Float for Howell, Michigan 1876 Centennial Parade,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed June 20, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/7855.
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