Hudson Fulton Celebration Parade Photograph Album, 1909
Fulton, Robert 1765-1815
Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909
.2 cu. ft. : 1 box
The Hudson Fulton Celebration commemorated both the 300th anniversary of the third of English explorer Henry Hudson's four voyages, as well as the 100th anniversary, in 1907, of the first practical steam navigation by American inventor Robert Fulton. The two celebrations were merged into one event, and took place in September and October, 1909 in New York and on the Hudson River with parades, exhibits and re-enactments.
An album containing 100 black-and-white prints depicting the parade through Manhattan. The photographs show an unobstructed view of the floats and marching groups in the parade. The photographs are captioned but the photographer is unkown.
Hudson Fulton Celebration Parade Photograh Album, 1909, Archives Center, National Museum of American History