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Horse-drawn float representing the colonial era at the Centennial Parade Southbridge Massachusetts

Horse-drawn float representing the colonial era at the Centennial Parade Southbridge Massachusetts

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Title:
Horse-drawn float representing the colonial era at the Centennial Parade Southbridge Massachusetts
Description:
One 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.
Creator:
Pease, Aaron, H.
Date:
July 1916
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Photographic Collection of the Jacob Edwards Library
Subjects:
Southbridge (Mass.)--Centennial celebrations
Southbridge--Pictorial works
Social life and customs--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Horse-drawn vehicles
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--New England
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
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Notes:
Is part of the photographic collection of the Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, Massachusetts. http://www.jacobedwardslibrary.org
Image of the A.H. Pease album #3
Identifier:
38136000234805
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