Media Centennial Celebration. Women's Day. Promenade of Yesteryear Parade

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Title:
Media Centennial Celebration. Women's Day. Promenade of Yesteryear Parade
Date:
1950-06-08
Description:
"In the parade Thursday at 7 p. m. following the Media High School Band, was a carload of Quaker folk in old time costumes. Driving was Clifford A. Woodbury jr., a Friend of Middletown Township. With him in the front seat was Alfred B. Smedley, Media, a navy vet, who is a direct defendant of George Smedley, a Pennsylvania Quaker settler from Derbyshire, England in 1682. In the rear seat was Dr. Albert Cook Myers, Moylan, historian and William Penn authority, wearing a tall beaver hat 100 years old. In full Quaker garb, beside Dr. Myers, was Miss Louise M, Whinnery, a Moylan friend, and Harry Carleton Valentine jr., 8 years old, son of Dr. Valentine of Moylan. The boy was wearing a boy's beaver also 100 years old." (Chester Times, June 9, 1950, p. 33)
Identifier:
P-19195-31
Creator:
Samuel Fields, Media, Penna.
Subject:
Is Part Of:
I. Frank Lees Photograph Collection
Medium:
Print, Photographic
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Samuel Fields, Media, Penna., “Media Centennial Celebration. Women's Day. Promenade of Yesteryear Parade,” Media Historic Archives, accessed May 27, 2024, https://www.mediahistoricarchives.org/items/show/7289.