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Henderson Pioneer Float in Corn Carnival Parade
  • Joseph Judd Pennell, photographer
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Brooklyn, New York, United States
    Jon Blumb, printer
    born 1956
    born: Peoria, Illinois, United States ; active: United States
  • Henderson Pioneer Float in Corn Carnival Parade, 1907
  • 75 prints made by Jon Blumb from the original negatives in the Kansas Collection
  • Where object was made: Junction City, Kansas, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.3 x 25 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Printed from negatives in Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0096
Label Text

Parade float with corn stacked in a triangular stack (teepee) and figures dressed as pioneers and Native Americans. The individuals on the float known as the "pioneers" are identified from left to right as: George Dixon, Helen Ritter, and Mr. & Mrs. Filby (source for identification is another print of this photograph in the collection of the Kansas State Historical Society). There is corn hanging down from the bottom of the float and trees and a house behind it.