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

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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

city halls
parades
flags
spectators (event observers)
public buildings
government
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

City Hall, Lynn in background designed by Arthur Gilman and Gridley Bryant 1867 ; Brian Pfeiffer 8/29/77 (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.001

Image Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Crowds

Descriptive Terms

World War I

Description Level

Item