Horace Nicholas with Gov. Milliken, Portland, 1920

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Horace Nicholas (at left) along with other members of the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes, assisted Maine Gov. Carl E. Milliken (1877-1961) out of a canoe at Deering Oaks Park in Portland. Milliken, a Republican, was governor from 1917-1921.

The Indians had a "village" set up in the park as part of the Maine Centennial celebration.

This photo was on page nine of the Saturday, July 3, 1920 of the Portland Evening Express.

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  • Title: Horace Nicholas with Gov. Milliken, Portland, 1920
  • Creator: Portland Evening Express
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.161.2916
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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