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Location: Harvard Depository [1 box PF; 1 regular-sized]
Call No.: MS Thr 903
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Pilgrim Tercentenary Pageant photographs,
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photographs and panoramic photographs of the 1921 Pilgrim Tercentenary Pageant in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
The Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division also holds some of these pageant photographs; the George Hall Russell photograph archive is held by the Lowell Historical Society.
The Pilgrim Tercentenary Pageant was an event held in Plymouth, Massachusetts in July and August of 1921 to celebrate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth on December 21, 1620. The event took place at the State Reservation near Plymouth Rock and a pageant, written by Harvard professor George Pierce Baker, called The Pilgrim Spirit was performed. The pageant was organized by the Pilgrim Tercentenary Commission of Massachusetts. The official photographer of the pageant was commercial photographer George Hall Russell (1871-1944) from Lowell, Massachusetts. Russell specialized in large, panoramic, group photographs.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Panoramic photographs
- II. Photographs with titles
- III. Photographs without titles
Includes: photographs and panoramic photographs of the pageant and of the associated events. Some images are by photographer George Hall Russell and some by E. P. McLaughlin.
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.