Wabanaki people escort Gov. Milliken Portland, 1920

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Wabanaki people escort Gov. Milliken Portland, 1920

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William Neptune, Passamaquoddy Tribal Governor (right) and other Wabanaki people escorted Maine Governor Carl E. Milliken (1877-1961) to the "Indian Village", an encampment at Deering Oaks Park in Portland, part of the centennial of Maine statehood celebration.

Governor Milliken was presented with a bow during his visit to the Indian Village.

This photo was on page nine of the Saturday, July 3, 1920 of the Portland Evening Express.

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About This Item

  • Title: Wabanaki people escort Gov. Milliken Portland, 1920
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Local Name: Deering Oaks
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2918
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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