Crowds fill streets celebrating Armistice ending World War 1. Street cars move through the crowds. Many people wave American flags. Mounted police maintain order. Crowd filling space in front of S.S. Kresge Company 5&10 cents Store. Large American flags hang from front of the Central Savings Bank, at 14th Street and 4th Avenue (Union Square). People gather around a large monument displaying many figures. A group of people realize they are being photographed and face the camera smiling. One man lifts up a small boy dressed in soldier uniform, holding a flag and saluting. Several men carry a wood slab with effigy of defeated Hun on it. Scene shifts to large open area, where crowd is gathered around a multistory copy of the Statue of Liberty. A group of women in white dresses (possibly nurses) stand in front of a seated Army brass band. Scene shifts back to Union Square, again with crowd around the large monument and American flags draped over windows of the Central Savings Bank. Trick photography creates ethereal image of statue of liberty in the scene. Next, lines of people with banners and flags move near area of trolley cars. Another group gathers near camera, as mounted policeman moves behind them. Trinity Church steeple can be seen in far background. Several men in blackface makeup carry a coffin containing detritus of war. View from building overlooking avenue filled with people. American flags fly from building window sills. A flag displaying "104" (104th Regiment?) and numerous stars, hangs from one window. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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