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Attendants carrying Will Rogers' casket : Attendants are shown carrying the casket... to place it on view to admirers in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif. 100,000 persons filed past in orderly fashion, to pay final tribute to the man who had inspired and amused them with his gentle wit. Later the body was placed in a crypt, where it will remain until a future date when it will be sent to Claremont, Oklahoma, where the late actor spent his early days.

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Attendants carrying Will Rogers' casket : Attendants are shown carrying the casket... to place it on view to admirers in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif. 100,000 persons filed past in orderly fashion, to pay final tribute to the man who had inspired and amused them with his gentle wit. Later the body was placed in a crypt, where it will remain until a future date when it will be sent to Claremont, Oklahoma, where the late actor spent his early days.
Description:
From a series of photographs of New England characters.
Photographer:
Blackington, Alton H.
Date:
[ca. August 23, 1935]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Glass plate negatives
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Alton H. Blackington Collection
Subjects:
Death and burial
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Places:
CaliforniaHumboldt (county)Glendale
Extent:
1 photograph ; 12.5 x 10 cm.
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Place of origin:
Glendale (Calif.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph061-sl610-i001