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Americanization class, Portland, 1924

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Americanization class, Portland, 1924

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Charles Chin, John Wong and William Wong stand on the steps of either Portland High School or the Chestnut Street School as part of a pageant dramatizing immigration to the U.S.

The three students attended an Americanization class at the Chestnut Street School. This photograph was published in the Portland Sunday Telegram on March 30, 1924.

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  • Title: Americanization class, Portland, 1924
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald Newspaper
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1924
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.8 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.7687
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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