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1919 May Festival
May festival of Bellingham school children at the Normal, May 29, 1919.. This photo may be from this event when nearly 3,500 Bellingham school children performed calisthetic drils, folk and maypole dances, marches, and group gymnastics. The three-hour program featured more than 20 numbers and was witnessed by 9,000 spectators. Program happened on campus in both 1919 and 1920 and then moved to Battersby Field. It was part of the Bellingham Tulip Festival.. Whatcom Museum featured a similar photo in the Centennial exhibit in 1999/2000.
Sandison, J. W.; (photographer)
b/w ; 5 x 7 in.
Old Main (Bellingham, Wash.)
Campus School Collection
Western Washington University
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Scanned using an Epson Expression 10000XL; edited using Photoshop 7.0 and saved at 96 dpi in JPEG format; 20121114.
Preservation of this image is made possible by the generous support of donors to the Campus School Memorabilia Preservation Fund.