Victory Parade in honor of returned negro troops from 369th Infantry, 93rd Division, pass the Public Library in New York City
New York City USA Date:1919, February 17 Duration:5 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Victory Parade in honor of the returned negro troops of the 369th Infantry, 93rd Division, at end of World War I (these forces were also known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment or Old Fifteenth; and nicknamed the Harlem Hellfighters). Elevated view of Negro troops and marching band (possibly that of James Reese Europe) marching past the New York Public Library in New York City, United States. Governor Smith and Mrs. Smith of New York State among the spectators in the grandstand. Huge crowd gathered to watch the ongoing parade. Sunset view of a couple standing on a bridge with background of World War 1 era U.S. Navy battleships anchored in harbor (presumably New York harbor).
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