ID card was issued to Tom from the Montreal, Canada press
ID card announced him as an honored guest of the City of
Galveston, Texas. He writes:
Galveston, Texas I got a parking ticket. The police gave me this
Courtesy Card to use at no charge."
Galveston was classed as one of the
friendliest and most cooperative cities of any visited by the
General Motors parade of Progress by Tom Van Voorhees, field
representative of the scientific exhibition, in a statement to the
board of school trustees.
Voorhees contacted school officials to see if
any damage was done to the Alamo school grounds, with the idea of
paying for such damage. The exhibition was stage on the Alamo
School officials advised him the grounds were
left in even better shape than they were before the Parade of
Progress used them.
Voorhees also paid tribute to the conduct of
Galveston children. He said "their conduct was superior here
any any city in which the exhibit was shown."
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