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World War I Victory Parade, 1919

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World War I Victory Parade, 1919

Description

Image of the Victory Parade in Providence held on May 11, 1919.

After the armistice of November 11, 1918, a World War I Victory Parade took place in Exchange Place in Providence. In the center of the plaza was a Victory Arch, atop of which was a reproduction of the Hellenistic sculpture "Winged Victory of Samothrace (the Greek goddess Nike)." The inscription on the Victory Arch read: "TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WENT FORTH AND RETURNED NOT WHOSE SOULS ARE MARCHING ON."
These images were taken from the Butler Exchange building (123 Westminster Street) from the 2nd floor doctor's office facing Exchange Place.

See also:
World War I - Statements of Military Service

World War I - Bonus Cards, 1921

Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)

Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)

Source

2009-11

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1919 May 11

Rights

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Original Format

negative

Physical Dimensions

4X5

Citation

"World War I Victory Parade, 1919," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #527, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/527 (accessed September 16, 2014).