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Crowd gathered at city hall for a military parade, Lynn, Mass., May 1919

PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.001 (RS81227)

Description

A large crowd is gathered for a parade outside of their city hall in Lynn, Massachusetts to commemorate the return of the soldiers from World War I 1914-1918. A large sign next to the hall is a memorial to the soldiers who died and the inscription reads, "Soldiers of Lynn who died for their country in the war against Germany and Austria-Hungary."

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1919-05
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches
Inscriptions
City Hall, Lynn in background designed by Arthur Gilman and Gridley Bryant 1867 ; Brian Pfeiffer 8/29/77 (handwritten)
Dimensions
8x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
174632
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
World War I
city halls
flags
government
parades
public buildings
spectators (event observers)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Crowds
Places
Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Lynn City Hall (Lynn, Mass.)

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