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Fourth of July celebrations -- Massachusetts -- Boston

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

City Council Committees on Celebrations records

Identifier: 0140.013
Scope and Contents

Records of committees appointed to oversee public celebrations for primarily the Fourth of July but also including Bunker Hill Day, Patriots' Day, Labor Day, Eulogies, etc. Includes correspondence, applications, programs, tickets, entertainment applications, etc.

Dates: 1859-1896


Identifier: 0200.010
Dates: 1862-1927 with gaps

Fourth of July orations

Identifier: 0100.007
Scope and Contents note This collection includes printed copies of Fourth of July orations. The first series includes copies of individual orations. Most are in pamphlet form but a number of them are in book form as well. The second series is a compilation of orations from 1803-1845 that was published in 18??. The third series consists of a resolution of thanks presented by the City Council to the orator for 1890, the Hon. Albert E. Pillsbury. This resolution was donated to the City Archives by the family of Albert...
Dates: 1803-1976 with gaps

Jamaica Plain Citizens' Association July 4th races memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 9800.026
Scope and Contents

Pewter mug from the July 4, 1903 races held on Jamaica Pond as part of Boston's July 4th celebrations and sponsored by the Jamaica Plain Citizens' Association. This mug was presented to A.J. Hankey for first prize in the 1/4 mile swimming race.

Dates: 1903 July 4