Maine Centennial parade, Lumbering float, Portland, 1920

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Maine Centennial parade, Lumbering float, Portland, 1920

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"Float #12" was part of the Historic Floats Parade on July 5th during the Maine Centennial in 1920. It was entitled "Lumbering Attracts Immigration Immediately Following the Revolution." The float won third prize, 25 souvenir half dollars, for "Historical Significance."

This photograph, along with others featuring the July 5th floats, appeared on page six of the Tuesday, July 6, 1920 issue of the Portland Evening Express with the title, "Picturesque Photographs From Monday's Gorgeous Floats Parade."

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  • Title: Maine Centennial parade, Lumbering float, Portland, 1920
  • Creator: Portland Press Herald
  • Creation Date: 1920-07-05
  • Subject Date: 1920-07-05
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2865
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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