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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1914

GUSN

GUSN-290185

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
celebrations
buntings
spectators (event observers)
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 8.25 x 5.75 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.006.015

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

The N.Y.H. Service

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item