Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
King Street Parade, Waterloo, Ontario


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Niagara Memorial Militaires Trumpet Band marching down King Street at Erb Street during a parade. Businesses visible include McPhail's Bicycles (in its former location with signs for Sunshine, C.C.M. and Raleigh bicycles, and advertising bathing suits); Nick's (Grechulk) Fruit and Grocery Store; Bank of Montreal; and Bank of Toronto. Note spectators, highway 85 sign, and globe street lights. Possibly Waterloo Band Festival.
Notes:
The Waterloo Band Festival was organized by Charles F. Thiele in 1932 in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Waterloo Musical Society. The festival became an annual event at Waterloo Park from 1932 to 1940 and again from 1946 to 1958, known as Canada's premiere band festival. At times 70 bands from Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin, Michigan, and (one year) Kamloops, BC, appeared in concerts and parades, and over the years more than 1000 contestants participated in 100 instrumental competitions.

See also Z-8-4.
Inscriptions:
Written on reverse; "Ambassadors" and "1954"
Date of Original:
1954
Date Of Event:
1954
Dimensions:
Width: 25 cm
Height: 20 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 25cm
Image Height: 20cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Z-6-4
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.465187 Longitude: -80.522372
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Contact:
Waterloo Public Library
Email:
WWW address:
Agency street/mail address:
35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2
King Street Parade, Waterloo, Ontario
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King Street Parade, Waterloo, Ontario


Niagara Memorial Militaires Trumpet Band marching down King Street at Erb Street during a parade. Businesses visible include McPhail's Bicycles (in its former location with signs for Sunshine, C.C.M. and Raleigh bicycles, and advertising bathing suits); Nick's (Grechulk) Fruit and Grocery Store; Bank of Montreal; and Bank of Toronto. Note spectators, highway 85 sign, and globe street lights. Possibly Waterloo Band Festival.