Americanization pageant program, Portland, 1927

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The Americanization program of the Portland schools, through the leadership its director, Clara Soule, put on a "Pageant of the History of the United States."

Emily Chase, supervisor of music for the Portland schools, arranged the music and conducted the musical portion.

Students and teachers acted out the "patomime of the high lights of the history of the United States," which was presented chronologically from the prologue, "A Day in the Wilderness," to Episode XII, "What America Stands For."

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About This Item

  • Title: Americanization pageant program, Portland, 1927
  • Creation Date: 1927
  • Subject Date: 1927
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: W-L 134
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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