new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
First News of Peace! Confetti thrown by happy crowds. Liberty sings. Flags waved. Nov. 11-1918. | by Library Company of Philadelphia
Back to photostream

First News of Peace! Confetti thrown by happy crowds. Liberty sings. Flags waved. Nov. 11-1918.

World War I-era photographs shows crowds filling streets surrounding City Hall in celebration of Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. Photograph shows replica Statue of Liberty, which was unveiled on April 6, 1918 during the Third Liberty Loan drive.

 

Accession Number: 7066.Q.34

8,193 views
7 faves
0 comments
Taken on February 5, 2014