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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1935
Media: Monochrome photograph
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
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.
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.
St-Jean-Baptiste Day in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century.