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Dedication of Whaleman Statue

Dedication of Whaleman Statue

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Title:
Dedication of Whaleman Statue
Description:
Black and white photo of dedication ceremonies for Whale man Statue on grounds of New Bedford Free Public Library, 20 June 1913. Speakers platform in right half of image is draped in patriotic bunting with stars and stripes pattern; group of men seated on platform, with elderly man with white beard (William Wallace Crapo) standing and addressing audience. Spectators at right are seated with others standing behind; brass band seated at left in foreground. Two small girls stand at base of platform on right. Groups of men stand on steps of library. Union for Good Works building, with people watching from windows, seen across the street at left (Market Street). Mounted on cardboard cut to image size.
Date:
June 20, 1913
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
New Bedford Free Public Library
Main Library, room 309, cabinet U07, shelf SH10, container BX14:F029 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Photograph Collection
Subjects:
Celebrations
Women
Children
Buildings
Monuments & memorials
Men
Market Street
Whaleman Statue
Free Public Library (New Bedford, Mass.)
Union for Good Works
Pratt, Belah
Places:
MassachusettsBristol (county)New Bedford
Extent:
1 photograph : print
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Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Item caption: Dedication of Whaleman Statue.
Accession #:
2010.001.1468
Identifier:
C6784CB9-8FA1-4A5F-B963-904820256502
P.52.L61S.NO.5 (no longer used)