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Miniature Mississippi river boat stands out in Balboa Bay parade
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The 'Southern Bay,' a miniature Mississippi River steamboat, takes part in the annual Character Boat Parade held in Balboa Bay, Newport Beach. The boat featured a side-wheeler, captain's bridge, miniature gambling salons, and a hoop-skirted Dixie belle on the promenade deck. Photograph dated August 28, 1963.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Character Boat Parade (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Parades--California--Newport Beach
Boats and boating--California--Newport Beach
Steamboats--Models--California--Newport Beach
Flags--California--Newport Beach
Dwellings--California--Newport Beach
Harbors--California--Newport Beach
Bays--California--Newport Beach
Balboa (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Newport Beach (Calif.)
Pacific Ocean
Valley Times Collection photographs

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