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Apokreatiko Glendi
Object Entities
Pooley, Peter (is related to)
Pooley, Georgia (is related to)
Kopan, Andrew (is related to)
Object Description
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Pooley, the first Greek family in Chicago, are shown on either side of the table in the center. Photograph, black and white. Subject is a group of people, eight men and one woman, posed in two rows with one man sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of the rest. The subjects are dressed in various types of clothing, three of the men are wearing suits with various types of hats, the rest of the people, including the one woman, are all dressed in various costumes. The group is dressed for an "apokreatiko glendi" (Mardi Gras Carnival) one of the earliest social events of Chicago's Greek Community.
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Photograph, 1890s, National Hellenic Museum, Accessed 02/25/24.