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R.H. White department store decorated for Grand Army of the Republic, Washington St., Boston, Mass., 1890

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8630.002 (RS159245)

Description

Exterior view of the R. H. White department store decorated with flags, pennants, and bunting, for the Grand Army of the Republic parade along Washington St., Boston, 1890. There are pedestrians and horsecars along the street. The Twenty-fourth National Encampment of the G. A. R. was held in Boston in August of 1890.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1890
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1988
Physical Description
1 mounted black-and-white photograph
Dimensions
5.25x 4.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
268314
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8630.002

Record details

Other Organizations
Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
anniversaries
civil wars
commemorations (events)
decorations (honor)
department stores
flags
horsecars
parades
pedestrians
veterans
Material Type
card photographs (photographs)
Subjects
Architectural photography
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Mass: Boston: Washington St: General: Mounted

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