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  • Tags: Blessing of the Blossoms

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Black and white photograph of a car decorated with the Bensley's Dyer and Cleaner logo, as well as with flower vines. The parade float was probably for the Blessing of the Blossoms.

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Black and white postcards of the Golden Tower on Old Mission peninsula, the location of the actual Blessing of the Blossoms celebration that year, 1926.

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Color postcard of The Blessing of the Blossoms ceremony held each spring in the orchards on Old Mission Peninsula. This was the beginning of the Cherry Festival.

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The Blossom Festival parade on Front Street. "The Big Store" and "Ford" floats are shown.

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Three pictures of young people exercising, marching and with several May poles set up on a football field. All connected with the Blossom Festival activities.

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Decorated car in the Blossom Festival parade passing Campell's durg store at 329 S. Union.

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Queen's float in the 1926 Blossom Festival parade.

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The Blessing of the Blossoms ceremony.
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