- Item 40478 - Statehood float, Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920
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- Item 40478
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Three woman on the Maine Centennial statehood float hold a large American flag.Show Details
The Centennial program described the woman sitting atop a monument inscribed with "Admitted 1820" as "Columbia is seen placing the star of Maine on the flag among the stars of her older sisters."
This photograph was on page twenty of the Wednesday, July 7, 1920 issue of the Portland Evening Express, with the title "Prize Winning Float in Monday's Parade" and caption "Admitting Maine to the Union 1820."