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  • Subject contains "Parades"

Date: 10-13-1919
Description: "Under the direction of Adjt. G.H.S. Driver, the Grand Army Veterans marched in a welcome home parade for returning veterans of the World War. An estimated 10-15,000 people 'paid loyal and heartfelt…[More]

Date: 10-13-1919
Description: "Veterans of the Grand Army celebrated with more than 10,000 townspeople as they paid tribute to the soldiers of World War I during the Welcome Home Day festivities. The town was resplendent in its…[More]

Date: 06-04-1923
Description: "Wakefield High School pupils, teachers, staff and administrators moved from their former school on Lafayette Street (now Town Hall) to their new home on Main Street next to the state Armory on June…[More]

Date: 05-18-1894
Description: "Volunteer Hose 2, under Captain A.D. Cate and Lieutenant B.C. Flockton, was among the many fire companies that participated in the Third Division of the 250th Anniversary parade. Led by the Eighth…[More]

Date: 10-13-1919
Description: "The Spanish War veterans marched in the Welcome Home Day parade 'in force, the men who followed the Civil War veterans as their country's defenders...they marched together for the last time, these…[More]

Date: 08-25-1917
Description: "Thousands of Wakefield residents, business owners and their employees turned out for the welcome parade for the boys of the Richardson Light Guard Company A who returned home from training in Ayer on…[More]

Date: 05-01-1924
Description: "As part of'Boys' Week,' Wakefield school boys were invited to participate in the Boys' Loyalty Day Parade which was held on a cloudy Thursday afternoon. According to reports, many parents, brothers…[More]

Date: 05-01-1924
Description: "Over 1000 Wakefield boys participated in the 'Boys' Loyalty Day' parade which was held in conjunction with the first annual 'Boys' Week'. 'Boys' Week' activities included: Boys' Day in School - April…[More]

Date: 07-04-1953
Description: "Thousands of spectators watched the 4th of July Parade along the route that started at the West Side Social Club headquarters and ended at the Common. It was said to be the 'largest crowd ever.' In…[More]

Date: 1966
Description: Street Scenes
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Photographs shows members of the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett, marching in various settings.

Creator: Ellis, Stuart P.
Date: 1935
Description: Five men and one boy ride in the "Sons of veterans" float--a car decorated with vines--during a local parade. The men are identified as Arthur E. Widger, Frank E. Morrison, Samuel Brandt, Mr.…

Date: 1926
Description: Participants in the American Legion parade of 1926 pose in costume

Date: 1921?
Description: Members of the Grand Army of the Republic participate in a local parade. Included in the photo are Peleg Gardner, John Merritt, and William S. Earp. Photo taken by Stuart P. Ellis.

Date: 1902
Description: Members of the Winnipesnett Club of Swampscott ride on a stage coach in the town's 50th anniversary parade

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996