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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. They set up an encampment in Deering Oaks Park in Portland which was called, "Indian Village."

From left to right: Sam Dana, General Clarence Edwards, Joe Neptune, Noel Francis.

Sam Dana and Joe Neptune's son served under General Edwards in the Yankee Division during World War I. This image appeared on the front page of the July 2 edition 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: Indian village
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 13 x 18
  • 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
http://www.mainehistory.org

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