History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

26 May, 2011


They just don't have ticker tape parades like they used to, do they? All but one are New York City... of course!

Parade for Charles Lindbergh (1927?). Source

Charles Lindbergh parade. Source

One more Lindbergh parade shot. Source

Parade for the state visit of the Dutch princess, 1959. Source

Parade for JFK in Mexico City, 1962. Source

And, the aftermath of a ticker tape parade. After the parade for the 1969 New York Mets victory. Source

A sea of ticker tape after VJ day celebrations, 1945. Source

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