Contributed by Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
Members of the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes attended the Maine Centennial celebrations in 1920, establishing an encampment in Deering Oaks Park in Portland, called "Indian Village."
During the encampment, Samuel Dana (center left), Gov. William Neptune (second from right) and Noel Francis (far right) posed with Gen. Clarence Edwards (center).
Samuel Dana and Gov. Neptune's sons served under General Edwards in the Yankee Division during World War I.
This image was part of a series of photos taken for the July 2nd and 3rd, 1920 editions of the Portland Evening Express newspaper.
About This Item
- Title: Dignitaries at the Maine Centennial celebrations, Portland, 1920
- Creator: Portland Press Herald Newspaper, Evening Express
- Creation Date: 1920
- Subject Date: 1920
- Local Name: Deering Oaks
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2933
- 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
- Centennial celebrations--Maine--Portland
- Indian village (Portland, Me.)
- Indians of North America--Maine--Passamaquoddy Indians
- Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscot Indians
- Maine Centennial, June 26-July 5, 1920
- Passamaquoddy Indians--Clothing and dress
- Passamaquoddy Indians--Jewelry
- Passamaquoddy Indians--Structures
- Passamaquoddy Indians--Symbols
- Penobscot Indians--Clothing and dress
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.