This image shows a float in the Homecoming parade holding the Homecoming queen and court on October 18, 1958, at Appalachian State Teachers College (1929-1967). Queen Jean Rankin can be seen sitting on a white flower at the far end, and the members of the court sit on the float. Homecoming was held in the fall of each year, and included dramatic plays, a parade, an alumni reunion, the Homecoming football game, and a Homecoming dance. The Homecoming parade started at the warehouse on Faculty Drive, traveled down King Street to U.S. 321 to the Promenade and ended at the second Administration Building.
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