Washington DC USA Date:1918, November Duration:2 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Brief view from vehicle moving along line of march for Armistice parade in Washington DC. Masses of spectators line the sidewalks. The next views are from steps above and behind spectators. The tops of various units in the parade are seen marching past. A tall float is seen entirely, with a woman,wrapped in bunting,representing liberty, and pictures of the statue of Liberty displayed on the float. The words, "In God We Trust" appear just above the base of the float. View changes to President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson standing at the White House West Wing gate with Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory. Knights of Columbus women march past, followed by their float, decorated with flowers and flags. The K-of-C appears on its side and the words:"He gained a world and gave that world its greatest lesson. Sail on and on and on." The next float has several soldiers on it and the words: "The Song of Freedom" written on a banner. A religious float with persons dressed as Jesus and as Mary holding a child. It displays the British Union Jack. Military brass band followed by many marching troops. The liberty float seen again. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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