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  • All fields: White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.
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    • 1st prize float

    • The first prize parade float depicts Teddy Roosevelt's big game hunts on the White River with a forested scene and taxidermied elk. Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado....
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • Forest Service unit in pageant 50th anniversary celebration

    • A ranger in historic costume (coon skin hat with a pack outfit) followed by a modern ranger (with a pickup truck and horse trailor) depict fifty years of progress, in a parade celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest,...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Costumes--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Rangers--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • Stage coach and team of four

    • A group of men ride on a historic four horse-drawn stagecoach in a parade celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado. Spectators line the street with bluffs in the distance.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Carriages & coaches--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 50th anniversary celebration 2nd prize float, "The Meeker Massacre"

    • The second prize parade float depicts the Meeker Massacre, with white men dressed in Native American costumes. They wear feather headresses and skin pants, shoot Indian Agent Nathan C. Meeker, and hold a woman captive by her hair. Parade part of...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Floats (Parades)--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Historical reenactments--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 50th anniversary celebration

    • A group dressed in turn of the century costumes walks in the parade celebrating the fifthieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado. Spectators line the street with bluffs in the distance.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Costumes--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • Exhibition of old time square dancing

    • Townspeople gather around two sets of dancers from the White Powell Community Club on lower White River at the 50th anniversary celebration of founding White River National Forest, in front of the Rio Blanco County Courthouse, Meeker, Colorado.
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Square dancing--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 50th anniversary celebration

    • A mounted cowboy unit herds Herefords down Main Street during the parade celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, Rio Blanco County, Meeker, Colorado. Spectators line sides of street, stand on balcony of the Meeker...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Cattle herding--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Parades & processions--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Streets--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 50th anniversary of White River National Forest

    • John T. Barnett, President of Colorado State Planning Commission, deliver an address on the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, on the side of the Rio Blanco County Courthouse, Meeker, Colorado. Townspeople listen to the...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Barnett, John T.
    • October 11, 1941
    • 50th anniversary of White River National Forest

    • Regional Forester Allen S. Peck responds to address of welcome at the fiftieth anniversary of the White River National Forest, on the side of the Rio Blanco County Courthouse, Meeker, Colorado. Governor Ralph L. Carr sits on left with two other...
    • Meeker (Colo.)--1940-1950.; White River National Forest (Colo.)--Commemoration.; Courthouses--Colorado--Meeker--1940-1950.; Carr, Ralph L. (Ralph Lawrence), 1887-1950.; Peck, Allen S.
    • 1941 October 11

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