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Department of Pageantry

[Record Group 232-4-9]

232-4-9.1 Program for Freedom Pageant
1 volume, no index
Includes a copy of the 30-page printed program for Freedom: Mammoth Historical, Educational and Musical Spectacle presented in Commemoration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of American Independence at the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition staged by R. H. Burnside with scenario by Department of Pageantry director William W. Matos. A dramatization of the evolution of freedom from the Stone Age to the twentieth century, this pageant consisted of a 3-part sequence which was presented every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings. Photos of the pageant are found in the photographs of the Sesqui-Centennial.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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