Catasauquas’ Home-Coming Celebration for their Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses August 25 to September 1 1919. Official Souvenir.
1919 Program of festivities honoring First World War nurses and veterans of this Lehigh County, Pennsylvania borough
First World War home-coming celebration program for the borough of Catasauqua in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The cover depicts a triumphal arch adorned with American flags and patriotic bunting erected for the eight-day festival. Events included a carnival, folk dancing, a pageant, “Physical Culture Night,” band concerts, a parade and clambake, a square dance, and athletic, religious, and Labor Day activities. Lists all the names of nurses, soldiers, sailors, and marines who served and their units.
Description: Catasauquas’ Home-Coming Celebration for their Soldiers, Sailors and Nurses August 25 to September 1 1919. Official Souvenir.
[Catasauqua, Pa.: Press of The Dispatch Printery, 1919]. pp. Pictorial self-wrappers. Half tone illustrations. Small loss to upper corner and some wear to front wrapper; spine rubbed with short separation at tail; very good.