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Lincoln and Davis Impersonators in 1938 Pioneer Day Parade
Lincoln and Davis Impersonators in 1938 Pioneer Day Parade
TitleLincoln and Davis Impersonators in 1938 Pioneer Day Parade
SubjectParades & procesions--[Illinois]--[Bloomington]; Lincoln, Abraham, --[1809-1865]--Portrayal
DescriptionThis is a layout of the photograph of the Lincoln and Davis impersonators, plus some information about the event. The page reads (from the top around clockwise): ""The OLD PHAETON used by LINCOLN and Judge DAVIS in making tour of the Old 8th ILLINOIS judicial Circuit in the 1880's."" ""Counties - Sangamon, Tazewell, Woodford, McLean, Logan, Dewitt, Piat, Champaign, Vermilion, Edgar, Moultrie, Marion, Christian, Shelby"" "" A FEATURE of McLean County's GIGANTIC 1938 PARADE commemorating the 150th ANNIVERSARY of the formation of the NORTHWEST TERRITORY and passage by congress of the Ordinance of 1787. CHARACTERS:- LINCOLN taken by Rolla Jones, Judge David DAVIS IVth, descendant of Judge DAVIS."" ""The old Illinois circuit of 14 counties covering 110x140 miles served by Davis as trial judge and Lincoln as attorney of cases.""
CreatorUnknown
Date1938-06-22
TypeImage
FormatPhotograph
Format.Digital.JPG
SourceEvent; Illinois Picture File 61b
Digitization SpecificationsHP Scanjet 4070 Photosmart Scanner with HP Software
RightsThis image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and educational purposes. For permission to publish, distribute, or use this image for any other purpose, please contact the Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., P.O. Box 3308, Bloomington, IL 61702-3308. Phone: 309.828.6091; Email: reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org
CollectionBloomington-Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University)
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