: Caption reads: "Princess Sari on her royal elephant, Jumbo. The figure was animated and gilded. The elephant was propelled by four men underneath it. Rike's Toy Parade, Thanksgiving Day, 1935."
David Rike was a partner in the dry good firm of Prugh, Joice and Rike, with the other two eventually leaving. Rike's Department store was prominent in Dayton, with a building at 15 East Third Street and another at Second and Main. it would merge with Schillito's of Cincinnati in 1982, and Lazarus in 1986. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B05F08_019 Subjects
: Daily life; Toys; Parades & processions; Plants and Animals Places
: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)