Americanization Pageant | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Americanization Pageant

Americanization Pageant | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A crowd gathers on the Capitol lawn to watch the Americanization Pageant, "A Thoroughfare for Freedom," as it is portrayed on the balcony of the East wing. The ceremony, sponsored by the Madison Woman's Club in cooperation with other civic organization, was in observance of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
DESCRIPTION
A crowd gathers on the Capitol lawn to watch the Americanization Pageant, "A Thoroughfare for Freedom," as it is portrayed on the balcony of the East wing. The ceremony, sponsored by the Madison Woman's Club in cooperation with other civic organization, was in observance of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:81698
Creation Date: August 30 1953
Creator Name:Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6442.5048G
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published in the Wisconsin State Journal on September 14, 1953. One of eight images.
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Clubs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Cities and towns
Crowds
Patriotism
Balconies
Anniversaries
Costume
Outdoor photography
Pageants

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