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Parade of "exempt" firemen

SUMMARY The film shows a large group of people watching the approach of a color guard followed by a number of elderly marching firemen [Frame: 1734] pulling antique fire equipment [2486]. In the background is the white marble Washington Arch [0116], designed by Stanford White and completed in 1895 to commemorate the first inauguration of George Washington. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 1Oct1903; H36401. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed September 21, 1903. Location: Washington Square Park (Greenwich Village), New York, N.Y. SUBJECTS Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York. Parades--New York (State)--New York. Fire engines--New York (State)--New York. Fire extinction--New York (State)--New York--Equipment and supplies. Washington Square (New York, N.Y.) Actuality--Short. RELATED NAMES Armitage, F. S., camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID lcmp002 m2b43291
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