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Women's drill team from Detroit marching as "The Silk Hat Boosters" in an African American Elks parade on Delmar Boulevard.

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Identifier: N40478

Title: Women's drill team from Detroit marching as "The Silk Hat Boosters" in an African American Elks parade on Delmar Boulevard.

Description: Globe Democrat caption on back of photo reads: "March, sister, march. A woman's drill team is shown keeping step up Delmar boulevard in yesterday's Negro Elks' parade. This delegation is from Detroit. Its title: The Silk Hat Boosters."

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1940-08-28

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat staff photographer

Subjects: black and white
horizontal
outdoors
Marching
parade
Women
Drill teams
Union
Labor
Silk Hat Booster
Elks
Delmar
African Americans
crowd
silk clothing
top hats
canes
Labor Unions and Employment
Parades and Pageants

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