Military parade group, City Hall, Portland, ca. 1926

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Was this during Armistice Day?
Military parade group, City Hall, Portland, ca. 1926

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Description

This was possibly before the Armistice Day parade as the color guard waited for the parade to begin at City Hall. In a military parade, the Color Guard is first, followed by the military branches (active and reserves), veterans groups, law enforcement, firefighters, and then by civilian groups. This picture included at least eight Civil War veterans on the left.

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About This Item

  • Title: Military parade group, City Hall, Portland, ca. 1926
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Local Name: City Hall
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.13213
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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