Memorial Day 1949

Item ID COLL 1774, folder 1, box 48
Item ID COLL 1774, folder 1, box 48

Parading on Bloomfield Avenue going east, past the Caldwell Green on Memorial Day, 1949. The Rev.Onderdonk of St. Peters Episcopal Church, Essex Fells is walking in front beside William Higgins, the last Spanish war veteran to serve as Marshall of the Memorial Day Parade.  This photograph was taken by George C. Brown, a New York Journal and freelance photographer who did work for The Progress prior to Gene Collerd.

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