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Dignitaries at the Maine Centennial celebrations, Portland, 1920

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Dignitaries at the Maine Centennial celebrations, Portland, 1920

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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.

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  • 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

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Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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