Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Light, Ken
Dates 1991
Location Alameda County
California
San Francisco
Language English
Subjects California
Columbus Day
Italian American Girls
Italian Americans
Parade Floats
Parades
Photographs
San Francisco
Social Life and Customs
Title
Girls on a float in the Columbus Day parade, San Francisco, California
Contributor Names
Light, Ken (Photographer)
Created / Published
1991 Oct. 6
Subject Headings
-  Columbus Day
-  Italian-Americans--California--San Francisco--Social life and customs
-  Italian American girls
-  Parade floats--California--San Francisco
-  Parades--California--San Francisco
-  Photographs
-  California--Alameda County--San Francisco
Genre
Photographs
Notes
-  In a Columbus Day parade in San Francisco in 1991, Italian American girls dressed as angels ride with an image of the Madonna surrounded by flowers on a festival float created by the Societa de la Madonna del Lume. Festivities included a procession by members of the Societa de la Madonna del Lume to the Wharf and the blessing of the fishing fleet in San Francisco Bay.
Medium
1 slide : color.
Call Number
IAW-KL-C115-4
Source Collection
The Italian-Americans in the West Project Collection (AFC 1989/022)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.03023


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