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Grand marshal of the military parade leads regiment, Lynn, Mass., May 1919

PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.003 (RS81229)

Description

The grand marshal of a parade in Lynn, Massachusetts leads a regiment of soldiers down a city street on horseback. These soldiers are commemorating the end of World War I 1914-1918 and the loss of fellow soldiers. The regiment is surrounded by commercial buildings as they procede down the street and spectators watch from the sidewalks.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1919-05
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
Dimensions
7 3/4x 9 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
174665
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.003

Record details

Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
flags
government
parades
soldiers
spectators (event observers)
streets
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Bunting (Cloth)
Crowds
Horses
grand marshals
Places
Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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