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Memorial Day parade in Columbus photograph
Description: Photograph from the Columbus Citizen-Journal Collection showing a Memorial Day parade in downtown Columbus, Ohio, taken from the fifth floor of the Deshler Hotel. Men and women in uniform and carrying flags march past the Ohio Statehouse, May 31, 1949, as crowds line High Street on either side. Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May each year to honor military personnel who have lost their lives. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P339_B11F05_02_01
Subjects: Parades--Ohio; Holidays; Marching bands; Downtowns; Commemorations;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)