200 Alabama Bicentennial

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"Thousands Join in Big Celebration of Victory Over Hun Despotism."

This clipping from the Tuscaloosa News describes the city's victory celebrations, including "the biggest parade that has ever been pulled off in the city [...] witnessed by what is said to have been the largest crowd ever assembled on the streets at one time." The author laments the parade's lack of music and describes the festivities as a "monster affair." From vol. 30, no. 122 of the Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Creator: Tuscaloosa News
Date: November 12, 1918
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper; clipping

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 11
Grade 6: Standard(s) 3
Grade 9: Standard(s) 12
Grade 11: Standard(s) 4

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