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Item 15838

Centennial Parade float, Eliot, 1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library

Date: 1910-08-11

Location: Eliot

Media: Postcard

Item 1186

Westbrook parade, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photographic print

Item 35293

Biddeford Police on parade, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916-09-16

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865

Boy at Bangor parade, July 4, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description A boy in the post Civil War…

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Centennial souvenir pin, Lubec, 1911

Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

The parade ended with the Grange and “Am. Benefit” Float. A spectator attending the parade wearing a more modestly priced lapel pin, probably…

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran

by Joseph Rocque Jr.


I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam