Giant Mattress With Stars and a Person in 1949 Grinnell Day Parade

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A float designed to look like a giant mattress, decorated with red and blue stars in the 1949 Grinnell Day Parade in Grinnell, Iowa. There is a person at the headboard wearing a white toga and a gold crown and holding a torch overhead like the Statue of Liberty. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Chamber of Commerce Slides, p.2, slide 17.