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Pageant Exhibition Panel 04 - Preparing the mid-day meal
TitlePageant Exhibition Panel 04 - Preparing the mid-day meal
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SubjectLancaster (Mass.)--History--1640-1660--Drama; Fourth of July celebrations--Massachusetts--Lancaster; Library exhibits--Massachusetts--Lancaster; Colonists--Massachusetts--Lancaster
DescriptionColonists preparing a meal after arriving in Lancaster during Episode 2, Settlement of Lancaster, in the Lancaster, Massachusetts 1912 Fourth of July Pageant. The photograph shows the colonists finishing work on the stockade and block-house while women prepare food for a mid-day meal. The stockade and block-house were actually set up in-between the first and second episode and then taken down before the final Episode of the pageant. The photograph is mounted on heavy cardboard and has text describing the activity and history depicted in the photograph. The text for this image has been transcribed.
TranscriptionPageant at Lancaster, Massachusetts, July 4, 1912 SETTLEMENT OF LANCASTER, 1650 The Colonists enter the scene, followed by their wives and families. They set to work to finish the stockade and block-house. The women, meanwhile, prepare food for the mid-day meal.
CreatorSears, Richard
ContributorsThayer Memorial Library
TypeImage, Text
SourceImage is the fourth photograph in the Lancaster Massachusetts 1912 Fourth of July Pageant Exhibition created by the Thayer Memorial Library.
RelationFrom the archives at the Thayer Memorial Library, Lancaster, Massachusetts.
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