Houston Pride Parade 1983
Courtesy of the Botts Collection

Photographer unknown
and not displayed in parade order

and, the photographer took just a sampling,
with a lot of the Montrose Mining Company parade entry

 

above & below, Montrose Mining Company

above & below, Montrose Mining Company

I'm guessing this is the Montrose Sports Association float,
with different bars' teams represented

above & below, more of the Montrose Mining Company entry

above and below, from Dallas the Oak Lawn Marching Band

below, more the Oak Lawn Marching band, with the review stand to the right

above, contingent from the Best Theme float, from Shreveport, Louisiana

below, Dirty Sally's float

 

above & below, more of the Montrose Mining Company entry

above, and two below, not sure what float these are, can anyone help identify it?

below, the review stand
with Lee Harrington (with tie) at the mic; George Greanius seated in front with maroon shirt
can you identify others?

Clippings

  

below, the big event...perhaps too ambitious
Tina Turner at the Summit

and the controversy for 1983 was the Gay Atheists having a float...
and the flurry of opinions went on for a while