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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parades
soldiers
spectators (event observers)
streets
commercial buildings
flags
government
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1640.0040.003

Image Dimensions

7 3/4 x 9 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

grand marshals
Crowds
Horses
Bunting (Cloth)

Description Level

Item