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Special Events

[Record Series: 232-4-5.5]

  • Folder Number
  • 1: Programs, Miscellaneous
  • 2: Suggestions for Special Events
  • 3: Special Days
  • 4: Holidays in Foreign Countries
  • 5-6: Special Events--Suggestions
  • Special Days:
  • 7: A-
  • 8: ArtisansÕ Day
  • 9: Atlantic City Beauty Pageant Day
  • 10: B-
  • 11: B'nai Brith, B'rith Abraham, B'rith Sholom
  • 12: C-
  • 13-15: Children's Day
  • 16: Coast Guard Day
  • 17: Columbus Day
  • 18: Conestoga Day
  • 19: Constitution Day
  • 20: D-
  • 21: E-F
  • 22: Firefighters' Week
  • 23-26: Franklin (Benjamin) Day
  • 27: G-H
  • 28: Grand Army of the Republic
  • 29-30: Grange Day
  • 31: Industrial Plants of Philadelphia
  • 32: I-K
  • 33: Irish Day
  • 34: "Italia" Spectacle (program)
  • 35: July 4, 1926: printed copy of The Triumph of Democracy: A Sesquicentennial Oration delivered by James M. Beck,Solicitor General of the U.S., July 4, 1926
  • 36: L-M
  • 37: Labor Day
  • 38: Lafayette-Marne Day
  • 39: Lamb's Frolic (Mother's Memorial Foundation)
  • 40: Magna Carta Day
  • 41: Marine Corps Day
  • 42: N-
  • 43: Navy Day
  • 44: Odd Fellows
  • 45: Orangemen (Loyal Orange Institution of the U.S.A.)
  • 46: P-
  • 47: Philadelphia Business Men's Day
  • 48: Poets' Day
  • 49: R-S
  • 50: T-U
  • 51: W-Z
  • 52: Work Horse Parade
  • 53: Lists of Special Days
  • 54: Foreign Nation Days
  • 55: Fireworks
  • 56: Official List of Special Events to be Held during Sesqui
  • 57: Official Programs--Requests for
  • 58: Decorations
  • 59: Flags
  • 60-62: Opening Day, May 31, 1926
  • 63: Military
  • 64: Closing Day, November 30, 1926
  • 65: Roosevelt (Theodore) Day
  • 66: Constitution Anniversary
  • 67: Chess Tournament


  • Children's Day, July 26, 1926:
  • 68: Program
  • 69: Transportation
  • 70: RSVPs from Children's Aid Organizations
  • 71: Admission/Lunches
  • 72: Activities
  • 73-74: Letters of Appreciation--Outgoing
  • 75: Letters of Appreciation--Incoming


  • 76: Ku Klux Klan (Knights of the) Day
  • 77: Military--Publicity
  • 78-80: Contract with Inter-Ocean Syndicate (Wired Picture Service)
  • 81: World's Congress
  • 82: Byrd, Richard E., Jr., Com., visit
  • 83: Youth Week
  • 84: Youth Week--Invitations to Poor Children Outside Philadelphia
  • 85: School Children Free Saturdays
(Legal sized folders)

  • 86: General Plan and Program- WomenÕs Club Day
  • 87: Sesquicentennial Games
  • 88: Tom Mix Reception
  • 89: Suggestions and Stadium Dates Reserved
  • 90: Special Days
  • 91: Special Days- Lists
  • 92: Closing Day- November 30, 1926
  • 93: ChildrenÕs Day- July 26, 1926/ Byrd Reception
(Oversized)

  • 94: F- (Flag Day), map of assembly point for troops
  • 95: Hungary Day (poster)

  • (Map case)
  • Education Week, November 8-13, 1926. Program.
  • Coast Guard Day. Formation of Parade, August 4, 1926. Blueprint.
  • Italia spectacle. Poster with text in Italian.
  • National Canoe Racing, August 6-9, 1926. Poster.
  • Constitution Anniversary. Newspaper article on a 1923 observance.
  • Mexico's Famous Police Band, Ernest Briggs, manager. 2 posters.

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