Part of the Thanksgiving Day Parade that officially brings Santa Claus into the Metropolis, New York, New York, late 1920s. The Fish Balloon is 35 feet long, while the Tiger Balloon is 60 feet long, and will be released as the parade nears its end on Broadway. They are filled with helium and will drift for a week, with a $100 prize awarded for each one recovered.. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)

Part of the Thanksgiving Day Parade that officially brings Santa Claus into the Metropolis, New York, New York, late 1920s. The Fish Balloon is 35 feet long, while the Tiger Balloon is 60 feet long, and will be released as the parade nears its end on Broadway. They are filled with helium and will drift for a week, with a $100 prize awarded for each one recovered.. (Photo by Underwood Archives/Getty Images)