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Title Decoration (Memorial) Day Parade near the Fabian Theatre, on Newark St., east of Washington St., Hoboken, May 31, 1938.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2007.040.1140
Collection MPP Museum Print Program - Historic Hoboken Images
Credit Museum Collections
Scope & Content Black-and-white copy photo of photo of 1938 Decoration (Memorial) Day Parade near the Fabian Theatre, on Newark St., east of Washington Street, Hoboken, May 31, 1938. 4" x 5" wide print.

The view is looking southwest. Per George Kirchgessner, the event was sponsored by the Hoboken Recreation Department with a May Day theme with girls marching with maypoles and related items; probably marching units from the Hoboken Playgrounds under the direction of Julius Durstewitz.

The film on the Fabian Theatre marquee, "In Old Chicago", was released in 1938. The side marquee notes "coming Ross-Armstrong fight film." The welter-weight boxing championship won by Henry Armstrong over Barney Ross in 15 rounds was held on this date.
Notes Museum Print Program 11x17: MPP - 1140 -A.

Date 1938
Year Range from 1938
Year Range to 1938
Search Terms MPP-1140-A
Washington St.
Hoboken City Hall
82 Washington St.
84 Washington St.
Newark St.
Fabian Theatre
Paul's Restaurant
Hoboken Bank for Savings
Caption image as received with caption
Imagefile 061\20070401140.TIF
Classification Buildings
Exteriors
Business & Commerce
Retail
Theaters
Restaurants
Signs
Banking & Financial Structures
Parades & Pageants
Holidays
Children