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Farmers' float

PC001.02.01.USMA.1780.0110.001 (RS81242)

Description

Hamlet Wight and George Bruce stand on the farmer's float in the parade for the 250th anniversary in Medfield, Massachusetts on June 6, 1901. There is one man standing next to the oxen that are attached to the wagon and another man stands in the driver's area. A sign that says "Tools of Our Grandparents" hangs on the side of the float and assorted types of tools are being carried on the wagon. In the background there is a house decorated with American flags for the occasion.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1901-06-06
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1927-01-21
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 6 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
174527
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1780.0110.001

Record details

Originator
Mitchell, H. L. (Photographer)
Other People
Bruce, George
Wight, Hamlet
Descriptive Terms
anniversaries
dwellings
events
flags
floats (finishing equipment)
houses
parades
tools
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Medfield (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

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