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This Pageant that is America


Children of all Nations / Photo from Brown Bros., N.Y. from the "The Pageant of America: A Pictorial History of the United States" Photograph Archive (1860s-1920s), New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Image Caption:
Typical group of Gary, Indiana school children. Top row standing: left to right, Greek, Negro, Roumanian, Lithuanian, Italian, Polish, Croatian, Hungarian. Middle row, American, Austrian, German, Bulgarian. Front row: Scotch, Russian, Irish, Assyrian, Slavish, Jewish and Spanish. Do these children look American?


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