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title:

Poster for the Centennial Pageant of Indiana

image number:

P0031187

description:

The Centennial Pageant of June 1-3, 1920 celebrated the founding of Indiana University in 1820. This pageant should not be confused with another pageant that took place on the Bloomington campus in 1916 that celebrated the centennial of Indiana becoming a State. This image depicts the State of Indiana introducing her University to America.

From left to right are three women in the symbolic roles of: The University, Indiana, and America.

date taken:

1920

photographer studio:

Brown, Florence Bradshaw (as artist)

photographer studio:

Brown, Harold Haven (as artist)

accession number:

7123

copyright owner:

Indiana University

building name:

Student Building (1906)

event name:

Centennial Pageant of Indiana University

topic:

Pageants

topic:

Women

topic:

Founders' Day commemorations

topic:

Flags

topic:

Patriotism

topic:

Shields

topic:

Torches

topic:

Art

topic:

Centennial celebrations

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Old Crescent

series:

Groups

subseries:

Centennial Pageant