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From the Wednesday, June 19, 1912 Bangor Daily Commercial newspaper:

"The biggest carnival parade ever seen in Bangor, probably the longest parade of any sort ever seen here, passed through the city Tuesday. It was a magnificent aggregation of artistic arrangement of decorative material, beautiful women and children and fine rigs.

From where the processions rear rested far down on the Hampden road to the food of Exchange Street, there was almost a continuous line of floats, wagons, carriages, and fire apparatus, the entire horse drawn equipment of the Bangor Fire Department being in parade.

As the procession passed along the music of the two bands, the various floats were loudly applauded as now one, then another, party of friends discovered familiar faces or firm names on the floats."

"The Miller & Webster Clothing Co. had a float which supported four big columns of evergreen and covered at all available points with pennants of Carnival week in colors, with Atwood's flying machine painted on the broad end."

The banner indicated Miller & Webster were "The Home of Hart Schaffner and Marx and Stein Bloch Clothes." Miller and Webster was located at 14-18 Broad Street in Bangor. Edwin N. Miller served as company tresurer. The Webster is not identified in the 1912 Bangor city directory.

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Bangor Carnival 1912, Bangor Maine history, Miller & Webster Clothing Co., Edwin N. Miller

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Bangor Carnival 1912, Bangor Maine history, Miller & Webster Clothing Co., Edwin N. Miller

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