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Parade at Central Street with automobiles in Southbridge
TitleParade at Central Street with automobiles in Southbridge
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SubjectParades--Pictorial works; Southbridge--Pictorial works; Automobiles--Southbridge (Mass. Social life and customs--Southbridge--Massachusetts; Historic buildings--Southbridge--Massachusetts; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--New England; Southbridge (Mass.
DescriptionLarge parade through the Centre Village Southbridge in 1916, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the town. The view is looking west, with The Strand sign on the left corner and the Edwards building and the a section of the Ammidown building on the right side. The marchers are walking diagonally across the image. All the men are in formal attire, wearing hats, suits, and shirts and ties. Automobiles are parked diagonally to the curb and people are sitting in some of the vehicles, viewing the parade. People are standing on the north side of Main street looking at the spectacle. A man is carrying a banner and is accompanies by some young boys in matching costumes and hats. There is a flat belt sign advertising House Furnishings on the low connecting building between the Dresser House and the Ammidown building. To the right, there is a sign promoting the services of Western Union, hanging perpendicularly. Awnings are extended on some stores and retracted on others. The newly built Notre Dame Church is on view in the background.
RelationIs part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts.
Coverage42 degrees 04' N 72 degrees 02' W
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