Hamilton Centennial Celebration 1954

With several 'founding' dates available the centennial committee set the 100th birthday events in the summer of 1954.
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How Good the Coffee!

Neil Veith and Bob Hunt cook at the Kiwanis Auction.

1954 Hamilton Kiwanis Sale - Bicentennial Celebration.


    Russell Cosgrove as the Justice of Peace, Rayburn Gray as the Bride's Father Matt Gay, Adelaide Frazer Larson as Mrs. Henry Davis, The Nelson Kimmells as the Ruggles Family, Marcia Buss and girls as Mrs. Sanford & Girls, Julia Leach as Mother.  


Admiring the new baby.

Loretta Lamporte and Laveta Morris, with Marcia Buss and girls as Mrs. Sanford and girls. - (Can you identify the young girls?)


This appears to be an accordion class or band.

The Kiwanis float in the Hamilton City Centennial Parade on Broadway, August 21, 1954.

Sitting in her parlor, this matron is viewing the world through a stereoscope.  Yes, that is a Ford tractor.

Daisy, Daisy, Give me your answer do!
I'm half crazy, All for the love of you!
It won't be a stylish marriage,
I can't afford a carriage
But you'll look sweet upon the seat
Of a bicycle made for two.  Q: What was Daisy's last name?  A: Bell


Happy Birthday Hamilton !!! 


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