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Object ID
2013.21.9
Object Name
Photograph
Title
650218
Date Created
1967
Event
Greek Independance Parade
Medium
Photo Paper
Object Entities
Object Description
8" x 10" color photograph of float in Chicago's Greek Independence Day Parade on State Street in 1967. Float sponsored by St. Nicholas Hellenic Orthodox Church. Two men atop float, dressed in traditional Greek costume. Large, standing stuffed bear atop the float with hammer & sickle symbol, titled 'Siberian Bear'. Sign states "Communism can be defeated. Greece proved it in 1947-1949". Three stamps on the back: date, studio name and print #.
Origin
Photograph of float in 1967, the first Chicago Greek Independance Parade on State Street. Celebration of Greek Declaration of Independance in 1821.
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Citation
Photograph, 1967, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/4648. Accessed 04/16/21.