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Molly Pitcher float at the Pageant of Liberty, Los Angeles, 1926
Date Created and/or Issued
July 5, 1926
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Thousands Hail Liberty Drama: Pageant Stirs Emotions of Vast Coliseum Crowd: Historical Scenes Enacted at Patriotic Event: New Citizens Introduced as Feature of Spectacle," Los Angeles Times, 6 Jul. 1926: A1.
This photograph appears with photo page, "Pageant of Liberty Stirs Throng of 50,000 at the Coliseum," Los Angeles Times, 6 Jul. 1926:
Molly Pitcher float at the Pageant of Liberty. A woman dressed as Molly Pitcher stands on the float. Men dressed in Colonial garb also ride on the float, and women dressed in costumes walk behind. The float is topped with an American flag and covered with wood. The Lafayette at Valley Forge float is visible in the background.
Text from negative sleeve: Pageant of Liberty 1926
Text from newspaper caption: Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Historical pageants--California--Los Angeles
Floats (Parades)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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