Armistice celebrations in Washington,DC at end of World War 1
Washington DC USA Date:1918 Duration:3 min 21 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Armistice celebrations in Washington, DC, at end of World War 1. Automobiles are seen driving along Pennsylvania Avenue. Crowds line the sidewalks. The White Palace Lunch restaurant is seen in the background. An open truck overflowing with revelers drives slowly along the street. View from a vehicle of the Willard Hotel and U.S. Treasury Building at end of this section of Pennsylvania Avenue. Scenes from vehicle of people celebrating on the sidewalks. Some carrying a box labeled "Kaiser's Coffin." American soldiers in uniform interspersed among the crowds. A woman riding on the hood of one moving car, waving an American flag. Sailors walking beside the car. A black man strutting along tram tracks leading a group of uniformed soldiers in a cheerful parade snaking between moving street cars. View from moving vehicle of crowds in front of the Treasury Building, and blowing horns and celebrating in front of the White House. Celebrating crowd filling Lafayette Park across from the White House. Statue of Lafayette in the park. The White House seen across the street from the park. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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