TD HIST Centennial Parade July 4 1957

Image from the Centennial Parade in The Dalles, July 4, 1957, antique bike. Image scanned from 4- by 5-inch black and white negatives from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

1922 — 100 years ago

Judging from local activity, the coming fall will witness quite a local boom in radio. Many are seeking information on the cost of sets and announce they will install radiophones as soon as the heavy summer work is over. Quite a number of local boys have been in competition to ascertain who could first make a long distance receiver and the honor goes to Leonard Thomson, who had advanced far enough with his set this week to “get” Seattle and listen in to the concert broadcasted by the Post-Intelligencer. — Hood River News

TD HIST Centennial Parade July 4 1957

Image from the Centennial Parade in The Dalles, July 4, 1957, centennial royalty photographed in front of the Elks Lodge. Image scanned from 4- by 5-inch black and white negatives from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

TD history 1982

This was the scene Saturday as the younger set attempted to outwit Pat Carson and grab the raw eggs he was dropping from an elevated platform in the second annual egg drop conducted by KODL radio as part of the Crazy Days celebration in Cascade Square. — June 29, 1982, The Dalles Daily Chronicle

TD HIST Centennial Parade July 4 1957

Image from the Centennial Parade in The Dalles, July 4, 1957, “The Mayors,” John Craig of The Dalles and Carl Williams of Corvallis. Image scanned from 4- by 5-inch black and white negatives from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.