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The official opening of the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass.

MS028.04.006.015 (RS171028)

Description

A black and white view of a massive crowd assembled at the Cape Cod Canal after the bunting had been cut, declaring it open to the public. The image shows several people with their hands up in the air, presumably in celebration.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1914
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 8.25 x 5.75 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
290185
Reference Code
MS028.04.006.015

Record details

Originator
The N.Y.H. Service
Descriptive Terms
buntings
canals
celebrations
spectators (event observers)
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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