5th War Loan Parade, State Line Ave., Texarkana

Title

5th War Loan Parade, State Line Ave., Texarkana

Subject

Downtown Texarkana

Description

Parade to open the Fifth War Loan Drive, June 12, 1944. The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was written by Welles specifically for the event and it was based on Texarkana's unique situation on the AR-TX border. The play was performed and recorded at the Paramount Theatre, now the Perot Theatre.

Source

Texarkana Museums System Archives

Date

June 12, 1945

Rights

(c) Texarkana Museums System

Original Format

black and white, gelatin print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Files

Project7.jpg
Project6.jpg

Citation

“5th War Loan Parade, State Line Ave., Texarkana,” Texarkana Museums System Archives, accessed October 25, 2020, https://tmsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/105.