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.
- 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
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Indian village (Portland, Me.)
Indians of North America--Maine--Passamaquoddy Indians
Maine Centennial, June 26-July 5, 1920
Passamaquoddy Indians--Clothing and dress
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