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Annual dinner, 34th, Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Hotel Somerset, January 17, 1925

Description

The guests dined on such dishes as grapefruit cocktail, filet of whitefish, spring lamb and assorted cakes. The presentation of the Knox Trophy and Medals given by the Society is included in the program. Tablets given by the Society to commemorate historic persons and sites are listed. Busts of John Adams were given to the Massachusetts State House and the Hall of Fame in New York. A photograph of the John Adams bust is opposite the title page. Text on the title page reads "The 219th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin." The Society seal is on the front cover.

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Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1925-01-17
Physical Description
1 menu : illustrations ; 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
Dimensions
8 1/2x 5 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Charles I. Thayer, 30 August 1927.
GUSN
310572
Reference Code
EP001.06.16.003

Record details

Originator
Tudor Press (Boston, Mass.) (Printer)
Other People
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Other Organizations
Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Descriptive Terms
cabinet officers
food
hotels (public accommodations)
revolutions
seals (artifacts)
societies
statesmen
wars
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Patriotic societies
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Somerset Hotel (Boston, Mass.)

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