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7th Annual Lord Mayor's Parade showing the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds. (City Centre)
Colour image21st June 1980. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Eric Atkinson MBE, and the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Atkinson chat to one of the team from Lewis's department store in the Headrow who have submitted an entry of a decorated float in the 7th Annual Lord Mayor's Parade. It can be partially seen, right, and depicted an American Western style steam engine cleverly constructed and decorated using 20,000 ribbon bows. The float and participants had assembled on Woodhouse Moor prior to the procession.
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7th Lord Mayor's Annual Parade, Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.' (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour image21st June 1980. Image shows proud members of Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.'(A humorous play on words with reference to 'Wells Fargo', of course). They pose in their colourful costumes in front of the spectacular decorated steam engine of the American West. This was Lewis's entry to the 7th Lord Mayor's Parade for which it won Best Overall Entry. It took over 20,000 ribbon parcel bows to decorate the float. Four female staff are dressed as saloon girls complete with buttoned boots and Ostrich feather headdresses. There is a cowboy in the centre and the two North American indians are Neil Malloch, left, and Simon Riley, right, both from the Display Department of Lewis's on the Headrow. The Parade set off from Woodhouse Moor, seen here, then went down Woodhouse Lane, then Merrion Street and Vicar Lane, into Briggate then the Headrow, on to Calverley Street, past the Civic Hall to salute the Lord Mayor and finally returned to Woodhouse Moor.
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7th Lord Mayor's Parade, Woodhouse Moor showing a young participant (City Centre)
Colour image21st June 1980. Image taken during the 7th Lord Mayor's Parade which started from Woodhouse Moor. The little girl, in her fancy costume, is seated on the float entered by Lewis's department store depicting a steam engine of the American West. The engine is constructed using bales of straw, but on the outside it was completely covered in over 20,000 ribbon bows in red, green and gold. The little girl wears a sequinned, layered net skirt and a silver cape trimmed with swansdown. She carries a wand with silver bells, beads and trailing white ribbons. It was a cold, showery day but a successful one for Lewis's as the store won 'The Lord's Mayor's Award for the Best Overall Entry.
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Alderman R.H. Blackburn, Lord Mayor of Leeds, portrait (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1933. Portrait of Alderman Robert Holliday Blackburn in the robes of Lord Mayor of Leeds, the position that he held during 1932-33. His time in office included the day of the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Leeds to open the Civic Hall on 23rd August 1933. Alderman Blackburn, from Bramley, represented the Conservatives on Leeds City Council as councillor or alderman for 35 years, with the exception of one year. He was the chairman and joint managing director of William Blackburn & Co. Ltd., clothing manufacturers, of Whitehall Road, founded by his father in 1867. He died on 31st August 1950 aged 76 years.
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Allerton Grange School, swimming pool, opening ceremony (Moortown) (15 comments)
Black & White image19th July 1966. The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Joshua S. Walsh, on the left, with his wife, the Lady Mayoress, seen by the side of the new swimming pool at Allerton Grange School, during its opening ceremony. The 66 foot long pool, opened by the Lord Mayor, cost £11,000, paid for in part by an £8,000 interest free loan from two parents, along with a £3,000 grant from the council.
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