Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Vintage: Macy's Parade

1956, Manhattan, NY: Photo taken at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City shows the crowd watching behind a police barricade and children watching in front of the barricade.

Circa 1930

Circa 1931

Circa 1958. Spaceman Balloon Held Up By Crane Moves Down Broadway.

Circa 1941. Parade participants hold ropes attached to the Santa Claus balloon as it collapses.

Circa 1939. A view of the Tin-Man from the Wizard of OZ made from the sixth story of a Times Square building.

Circa 1949. Man Of The Moment. It was quite a treat for these youngsters when a Santa Claus on stilts stopped to shake hands with them and find out what they want for Christmas.

Circa 1962. A giant Bullwinkle float looms over the crowd.

Circa 1934.

Circa 1959.

Circa 1951.

Circa 1962. All He’s Quacked Up To Be. Donald Duck takes a bow in Times Square.

Popye Circa 1959.

Circa 1959.

Circa 1940.

Circa 1955.

Date Unknown.

- Images by Bettmann/CORBIS

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