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  • Collection: Oliver Warila Photographs

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Servicemen and members of American Legion Post #235 parade down Waltham Street (from Summer Street) as part of a Veterans Day or Memorial Day parade.

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A group of women, probably from the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary (and possibly other organizations), are part of a parade heading down Waltham Street from Summer Street.

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A presentation of flags by American Legion at a baseball game or part of the Little League parade.

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A group of Camp Fire Girls marching down Summer Street as part of a parade (possibly Memorial or Veterans Day). Carrying banners "Camp Fire Girls" and "Bluebirds".

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Servicemen marching in a Memorial Day parade enter Glenwood Cemetery.

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A young woman is either singing or speaking to the audience gathered at Memorial Park (Summer Street) as part of either a Memorial Day or Veterans Day observation. Honor guard and other dignitaries are in the background.

Dignitaries: Rev. Taylor,…

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A student speaks to the audience gathered in Glenwood Cemetery (?) as part of a Memorial Day observance. (NOTE: Picture is currently reversed and will be fixed.)

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Likely Board of Selectmen and other dignitaries are part of a parade entering Glenwood Cemetery through the main entrance on Parker Street.

Selectmen: ?, Thomas Coco, Howard Boeske, Willis "Rebel" Dodd

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Servicemen and veterans are marching down Summer Street as part of a Memorial Day or Veterans Day parade.

Airman in lead, far left, is probably Benny Sofka.

Knights of Columbus hall and Bacharach's Market are visible in the background.

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This appears to be the "grand marshall" car leading the Christmas parade.

Visible in the background are: Patty's Hand Cut Donuts, Jumping Jacks, Maynard Supply Company, Sears.

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A float depicting the Nativity with a message of Peace on Earth is part of a downtown Christmas Parade.

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A contingent from the American Legion Demars Post 235 are marching in a Christmas Parade in downtown.

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The lead of a marching band participating in the downtown Christmas Parade. (Hudson High School band?)

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Santa Claus and two elves riding on a truck in the downtown Christmas Parade wave to the crowd.

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A contingent from the Maynard Lodge of Elks marches down Summer Street as part of a Memorial Day or Veterans Day parade.

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An honor guard from the American Legion Frank Demars Post 235 marches down Summer Street as part of a Veterans Day or Memorial Day parade.

The Knights of Columbus hall and Bacharach's Super Market can be seen in the background.

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A float with several Ski-Doo snowmobiles is part of the downtown Christmas Parade. This float was likely sponsored by Powdermill Sports.

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An honor guard from the American Legion Post 235 and other dignitaries salute the flag as part of a ceremony at Memorial Park on Summer Street. This is likely part of a Memorial Day or Veterans Day parade.

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The Maynard High School Marching Band is in a parade on Great Road by Alumni Field. Music Director Charles Garabedian is marching with the band (on the left).

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A parade (or demonstration) appears to be kicking off from the Victory Plaza parking lot on Powder Mill Road. A sign carried by one of the participants (or onlookers) reads "Support U.S. Freedom Fighters in Vietnam"

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