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Horse-drawn float representing the colonial era at the Centennial Parade Southbridge Massachusetts
TitleHorse-drawn float representing the colonial era at the Centennial Parade Southbridge Massachusetts
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/southbridge/99.jpg
SubjectSouthbridge (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations; Southbridge--Pictorial works; Social life and customs--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Horse-drawn vehicles; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--New England
DescriptionOne of the floats participating in the parade in Southbridge celebrating the centennial anniversary of the incorporation of Southbridge - July 2, 3 and 4, 1916. Horse-drawn float with driver and two colonial re-enactors, are on view. The man is dressed as a Puritan with the distinctive hat with buckle and the black suit with split white collar. The woman is seated at a spinning wheel. She has a head covering and an apron worn cris-crossed. The wagon is covered with yew clippings and decorations. Mr. Michael P. O'Shaughnessy is in charge of the parade, according to the centennial program. Massachusetts Governor McCall attended the celebrations on Tuesday, July 4th and was scheduled to speak at 1 p.m. A house with a mansard roof is in the background. A glimpse of a cupola is also provided.
CreatorPease, Aaron, H.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Date1916-07
Typeimage
Formatimage/jpg
Identifier38136000234805
SourceImage of the A.H. Pease album #3
RelationIs part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Coverage42 degrees 04' N72 degrees 02' W
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