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Picturing the Past 172: Piece of the parade

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 3:02 PM

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An entry in the 1969 Central High homecoming parade. (T-G file photo)
I can relate to this shot: A homecoming parade entry proclaiming headlines including a "newspaper" and a "reporter." This is from the 1969 Central High homecoming parade as it turns from North Main Street onto the square. Look to the far left and you'll see a telephone booth. Remember when they were commonplace in Shelbyville?

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How can I get a copy of this photo?

-- Posted by decorate1956 on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, at 5:05 PM

Can you put the enlarge link please.

-- Posted by kings11 on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, at 6:23 PM

http://www.t-g.com/photos/17/79/81/17798...

-- Posted by cortnerkin on Wed, Dec 12, 2012, at 9:28 PM

What a tragedy our old buildings, with so much history, had to be torn down for progress. The hotel and all it's architecture was such a treasure.

-- Posted by decorate1956 on Thu, Dec 13, 2012, at 10:48 AM

I did notice Gerald Grizzell's office in the bottom of the old Dixie.Who is the young lady driving the mower? It almost looks like Judy Tillett.

-- Posted by kings11 on Fri, Dec 14, 2012, at 12:41 PM


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David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.