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Smalltown Parade: Newburgh, New York, 1975

A 1975 parade winds through the long avenues of Newburgh, New York. The town is located about 60 miles north of New York City. During the 20th Century it was a popular site for regional firemen’s parades.

Bagpipers Play march down Main Street America, 1975. Vintage General Tire and Harvey Bros. signs are visible in the background.

Bagpipers Play march down Main Street America, 1975. Vintage General Tire and Harvey Bros. signs are visible in the background.

Bagpipers Play march down Main Street America, 1975. Vintage General Tire and Harvey Bros. signs are visible in the background.

Generation X kids sit atop a Halloween Float in a parade down Main Street in Newburgh, New York, 1975

A town celebrates Washington Crossing the Potomac in a parade down the main street of Newburgh, New York, 1975

A town celebrates Washington Crossing the Potomac in a parade down the main street of Newburgh, New York, 1975. A colorful RCA sign is visible in the righthand corner of the frame.

A crowd stands in front of the B.F. Goodrich Store in Newburgh, New York as they await the parade.

A crowd stands in front of the B.F. Goodrich Store as they await the parade.

The UNICO NATIONAL float heads down the main street in 1975 parade.

 

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