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Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty

Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty

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Title:
Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty
Description:
Sanford B. Wilder and his granddaughter Marion Burrage, dressed as Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty, are ready for a Fourth of July festivity as they head out on the vehicle Wilder used on his rounds as lamplighter on the streets of Lancaster in the 1890s. Lancaster did not use electricity for streetlights until c. 1905.
Date:
[ca. 1890–2000]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Lancaster Historical Society
Collection (local):
Photo Archives of the Lancaster (MA) Historical Society
Subjects:
Carriages & coaches
Horses
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Lancaster
Extent:
1 photograph
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Published in: Images of America, Lancaster / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2001
Identifier:
13232140