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Date Original

circa 1952-1953 December 11

Description

Farrell Conner, secretary-manager of the Chamber of Commerce, is shown driving a jeep in the Christmas Toy Parade, which is an annual event sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce. Jeep is driving down a street of businesses including a drug store, Maxfield's, and Paul Wright.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Central PTA directed the Christmas Toy Parade December 11. Small cash prizes were awarded the winners of six divisions: float, marching group, wagons and bicycles, small bikes, trikes, and tractors, costumes. The organization was given $50.00 for their work in this event.

Photos from a scrapbook entitled, "Accomplishments of Batesville, AR, March 1, 1952-February 28, 1953. The scrapbook was assembled by the Community Development Council. Both were sponsored by the Batesville Chamber of Commerce.

Physical Description

Photograph, 4.5" x 6.5"

Contributor

Photo by Claxton, Batesville, Ark.

Geographical Area

Batesville, Independence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

G5352.8

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Parade scene with children following a Jeep to get candy that is thrown from the Jeep, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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United States History

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