I Am An American Day Photographs

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I Am An American Day Photographs


Philadelphia Record Photograph Collection (V07)

“This picture at Independence Hall was taken during yesterday’s celebration of ‘I Am an American Day.’ The children are those of Poles who became naturalized citizens. They are in the native dress of their parents.” Caption from Philadelphia Record, May 17, 1943.
(From left to right) Carolyn De Laura, Evelyn De Tolla, Nancy Jung, Jane Lee, Marny Ciszewski, Josephine Derylak, Ivan Betty, and Charles Pullman strike a pose at Philadelphia’s “I Am an American Day,” or “Citizenship Day,” pageant, May 21, 1944.

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