1966 Camellia Show

According to The Sacramento Bee, it is “thought to be the nation’s oldest such event.” These pictures date back to the 1966 Camellia Festival. Look at all the preparation going into their parade entry, but don’t overlook helpful Gertrude’s fur- such fancy attire for a float-making party in the garage!

Not a good time for a question?

Not a good time for a question?

 

Ready to go! Inspection time Camellia Festival 1966 Building the float

 

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