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Passamaquoddy Indians at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

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Passamaquoddy Indians at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

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Susie Neptune (age 77), left, Fannie Newell (age 60), and Mary Frances (age 65) on the right, at the centennial of Maine Statehood observance.

Throughout the 10-day centennial, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Indians camped in an "Indian Village" in Portland's Deering Oaks Park, displaying their cultural traditions to the crowds.

This image was a part of a series of photos taken for the July 3, 1920 edition of the Portland Evening Express.

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  • Title: Passamaquoddy Indians at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Local Name: Indian village
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 17.8
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2928
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
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