Masters Parade

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Morgan Fitz Photographers A float on Broad Street during the Masters Parade in Augusta, Ga., in 1958.
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People line Broad Street to watch the Masters Parade in Augusta, Ga, in 1958.
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Some of the estimated 25,000 people who watched the inaugural Masters Parade on Broad Street in Augusta, Ga., on April 2, 1957.
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Morgan Fitz Photographers A U.S. Navy blimp flies over Augusta during the Masters Parade in 1958.
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Susan Lane Martin, left, of Aiken, SC, picked as Miss Golf of 1958 is greeted by singer Alice Lon, of the Lawrence Welk Show and Bill Jones, of Jones Motors, Dodge dealers in Augusta, Ga., during the Masters Parade in April 1958.
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Procter and Gamble float in the Masters Parade 1964.
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A 1962 advertisement in The Augusta Chronicle listing Masters Week festivities.
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Procter And Gamble float in Masters Parade 1964
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Military Police Association float in Masters Parade April 9, 1961.
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Thomson, Ga., Majorettes in Masters Parade on Broad Street on April 9, 1961.
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City of Augusta float during the Masters Parade on Broad Street, in Augusta, Ga., on April 5. 1961.
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Monstrous train balloon seen in the Masters Parade on April 5, 1961.
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Big Train, 150-feet long with 20 balloon heads attached, was among parade entries during Masters Week Parade April 3, 1961.
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Balloons to share top billing in today's Masters Parade. This one has a space man on top of the ol' man in the moon at the Masters Parade April 4, 1961
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Morgan Fitz photographers Air Force jet pilot in the Masters Parade in 1960.
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Bulldog ballon in the 1960 Masters Parade.
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Huge balloon float in the Masters Parade in 1959
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Singer Alice Lon, of the Lawrence Welk Show, with Bill Jones of Jones Motors on the Dodge distributors, on the prize-winning float in the Masters Parade in April 1958.
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Marilyn Van Derbur, former Miss America, waves to the crowd in the Masters Parade on Broad Street in Augusta, Ga., on April 4, 1962.
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Huge balloon float in the Masters Parade.
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Crowd lines Broad St. on both sides to witness the display of colorful floats during Masters Parade
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Crowd lines Broad St. on both sides to witness display of colorful floats during festivities during the Masters Parade in 1958.
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Mayor Millard Beckum waves to the crowd on Broad Street at the Masters Parade in Augusta, Ga., in 1958.
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Crowd lines Broad St. on both sides to witness display of colorful floats during festivities during the Masters Parade in 1958.
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Crowd lines Broad St. on both sides to witness display of colorful floats during festivities at Masters Parade
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Military Police Association float in Masters Parade April 9, 1961
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VFW float features Boys Club in Masters Parade April 1964
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J.B. White Float in Masters Parade April 4, 1962
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Masters Parade floats April 7, 1964
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Morgan Fitz Photographers Miss Dixie Rode City of Augusta float in Masters Parade 1958
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Huge balloon float in Masters Parade April 3, 1962
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VFW float features Boys Club in Masters Parade April 1964
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Masters Parade 1962
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ARC rifle drill team in Masters Parade April 4, 1962
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Thousands lined Broad Street on both sides to witness display of colorful floats during Masters Parade April 1962
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Miss Aiken float in Masters Parade April 4, 1962
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Crowd lines Broad St. on both sides to witness display of colorful floats during Masters Parade April 5, 1961
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Hellenic Center of Augusta float was one of the parade's most beautiful during the Masters Parade April 6, 1961