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Float created by the Fort William (Thunder Bay) Jewish community for King George VI’s coronation parade. The float is a car covered in a white fabric, simulating the King’s robe, and is topped with a crown. On the side of the car is a Star of David with the words: “blessed be their reign” (Fort William, Ont.), 1937. Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, item 4445.