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    • Cleveland Playgound Floats, City Park

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of two floral-decorated, patriotic floats ridden by young girls on a paved area in City Park. Onlookers of various ages stand nearby. The closer float is ridden by a girl wearing a starred headband, while the more distant float depicts an...
    • Battleship Float, Taylor Playground

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a crowd of children and adults, gathered arond a flower-decorated float in the shape of a battleship. The float contest in which this float participated, was held in conjunction with a nationwide Children's Play Week (Sept. 1-7, 1918) that...
    • Statue of Liberty, City Park

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a patriotic pageant held at City Park on September 1, 1918, to kick off Play Week, a nationwide event. The local event was organized under the auspices of The Women's Committee, State Council of National Defense. Two home-made floats can...
    • Joan of Arc, City Park

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a girl dressed as Joan as Arc, standing atop a decorated wagon drawn by a boy. A crowd of onlookers of various ages stands around the float. The Liberty float is partially visible at left. This City Park pageant included forty floats...
    • Red Cross Group at City Park Parade

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a group of boys and girls dressed as Red Cross relief workers proceeding along a paved path in City Park. Some of the children are riding patriotically-decorated vehicles of various descriptions including a "soap box racer" and several...
    • Children's Play Week

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades); Parades & processions; Flowers
    • View of a group of children and some adults, gathered around a child's float with a rider who wears blackface. Two other children are also seen wearing blackface and are costumed to make them look raggedy. All others in the group, except one...
    • Battleship Float in Taylor Playground

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a crowd of children and adults gathered around a flower-decorated float in the shape of a battleship. The float contest in which this float participated was held in conjunction with a nationwide Children's Play Week (Sept. 1-7, 1918) that...
    • Children's Play Week

    • Children; Festivals; Flags; Floats (Parades); Goats
    • View of a goat-drawn child's float with a girl rider. The goat bears a motto that reads "The goat that will get the Kaiser's goat." The float is decorated with patriotic symbols and includes a picture of Woodrow Wilson and the slogan, "Over the...
    • Children's Play Week

    • Children; Girls; Festivals; Floats (Parades); Spectators
    • View of a girl, Miss Maria Tufton, riding a three wheel float with the theme "Mollie Pitcher, 1776". Molly Pitcher, often referred to as folklore, represents women who helped on the battlefield. A second float shows a boy and girl dressed as...
    • Children's Play Week

    • Children; Festivals; Flags; Bicycles & tricycles; Spectators
    • View of a young boy costumed as Uncle Sam riding a tricycle. Two flags are attached to tricycle, one the American flag and the other possibly the flag of Great Britain. A float with a girl rider depicting Betsy Ross, is partially visible in the...
    • Children's Play Week

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades); Parades & processions
    • View of several children's floats that participated in the pageant at City Park on the opening day of Play Week. One small float, being pulled by a young man, carries a little girl rider. Another girl is seen standing behind that float and...

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