Our theme in August was Harvey County Festivals & Parades. Our photo collection has a large number of images taken during various parades, festivals and fairs. Harvey County parades are featured below.
1901 Flower Parade
“Decorated for Flower Parade” Photo in Western Journal of Commerce, Newton, Ks.
200 Block Main, East side, Newton, Ks
Photos taken by William R. Murphy
Ensz Feed & Seed Store identified, train crossing in background.
J. G. Rogers Blank Book & Printing Float and a float advertising Murphy Photography with a clown walking beside. Swartz Lumber and train crossing visible in the background.
1907 4th of July Parade, Sedgwick, Ks.
1907 Old Settlers Parade, Halstead, Ks.
1911 Booster Day Parade, Newton, Ks.
1926 Health Pageant, Newton, Ks.
Lining up at 130 W 6th, Newton.
Children dressed as vegetables and carrying signs -“Eat More Vegetables.”
1927 Parade, Newton, Ks.
Santa Fe Frog & Switch Shop
1930 Santa Fe Depot Grand Opening Parade, Newton, Ks.
1953 Harvey County Fair Parade, Newton, Ks.
1959 Harvey County Fair Parade, Newton, Ks.
1967 Harvey County Fair Parade, Newton, Ks
500 Main, west side, Newton Ks.
1971 Centennial Parade, Newton, Ks.
1973 Mexican Fiesta Parade, Newton, Ks.
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