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Gasless Sunday in Market Square
TitleGasless Sunday in Market Square
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/chicopee/20.jpg
SubjectWorld War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- United States; Market Square (Chicopee, Mass.); City Hall (Chicopee, Mass.); A.G. Spalding & Bros.; Chicopee (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
DescriptionPedestrians on left street corner gaze on a nearly empty square during World War I. City Hall is on the right and A.G. Spalding is in the background. During World War I the federal government proclaimed gasless Sundays in order to conserve gasoline.
CreatorGilbert, Russ H.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Dateca. 1918
Typeimage
Formatimage/jpg
RelationIs part of the Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass. http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/
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