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Americanization colonial pageant, Portland, ca. 1926

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Americanization colonial pageant, Portland, ca. 1926

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This is most likely a Junior Americanization class at the Woolson School on Chestnut Street in Portland. Colonial era pageants were a popular teaching tool in the 1920s used to inculcate reverence for early American history within the immigrant community.

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  • Title: Americanization colonial pageant, Portland, ca. 1926
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald Newspapers
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Local Code: 2005.061.12828; Coll. 1949
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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(207) 774-1822
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