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  • Created Date
  • 1946
  • Description
  • In July 1946, Kent, Washington, held its first Cornucopia Festival to celebrate the many crops grown in the White River Valley's rich farmland. The cornucopia, also known as the horn of plenty, and usually shown filled with a never-ending supply of fruits, vegetables and flowers, is a symbol of abundance. Kent's one-day festival included an air show, a baseball game, street dancing and parades.This 1946 photo shows a crowd watching Kent's firs... more
    In July 1946, Kent, Washington, held its first Cornucopia Festival to celebrate the many crops grown in the White River Valley's rich farmland. The cornucopia, also known as the horn of plenty, and usually shown filled with a never-ending supply of fruits, vegetables and flowers, is a symbol of abundance. Kent's one-day festival included an air show, a baseball game, street dancing and parades.This 1946 photo shows a crowd watching Kent's first Cornucopia Festival parade. The July 28, 1946 Seattle Times reported that "thousands" of spectators came downtown to watch the parade. less
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    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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