Portuguese sailors, Maine Centennial, 1920

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Portuguese sailors, Maine Centennial, 1920

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Portuguese sailors from the naval vessel San Gabrielmarch on Congress Street in Portland as part of a Maine Centennial parade.

The Portuguese Navy was invited to take part in the centennial celebration. Note the spectators watching from the windows and standing on the ledge of the Fidelity building.

This photo, along with others featuring military and naval processions, was on page twenty-two of the Tuesday, July 6, 1920 issue of the Portland Evening Express with the title, "Photographs of Parts of Monday's Big Military and Naval Parade."

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  • Title: Portuguese sailors, Maine Centennial, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2893
  • 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 x230

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