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Title [Decoration Day parade on Central Avenue]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1898
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on black cardboard mount with red edges. View of a parade, as seen from an elevated vantage point. A group of men is marching in the street; they wear dark jackets and caps, and white pants. In the left foreground is a marching band in uniform. Other marchers are in the distance. Men, women, and children stand on both sides of the street, watching the parade. Several men and one woman are standing next to bicycles. There is a drugstore on the corner at far left; the name is not visible. An identical print identifies this as members of the Ocean Yacht Club on Decoration Day 1898, looking west on Central Avenue in St. George, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York City)
Print size 6.875 x 8.750
Earliest Date 1898
Latest Date 1898
Subjects Parades & processions
Veterans
Fraternal organizations
Holidays
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1423
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.