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How Children Celebrate the American Fourth of July   

A hundred years of children proudly celebrating the Fourth of July.

 

 

 

 

Little girl Fourth of July

Little girl dressed as "Lady Liberty" in 1916. [Image: Library of Congress, Harris & Ewing Collection]

 

 

Boy in parade Fourth of July

Boy on float in Fourth of July parade in 1941. [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

Little boy celebrates the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July The Day Before (1906). [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

1857 Fourth of July

1857 Currier & Ives print featuring "Fourth of July: Young America Celebrating." [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

1920s Fourth of July celebration

Fourth of July celebration in 1923. [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

children in Fourth of July parade

Bicycle riders in parade on the Fourth of July at Vale, Oregon in 1941. [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

Little boy holding an American flag.

A 1906 photograph of a little boy holding three large firecrackers and an American flag. [Image: Library of Congress]

 

 

Fourth of July

The little girls are wearing costumes for a Fourth of July observance in France during WWII. The sign in the background indicates the feeling of the French for their American liberators. July 4, 1944.[Image: Library of Congress]

 

Civil War era Fourth of July

Godey's Ladies Book, July 1864, illustrating one boy playing drum, one boy blowing horn and woman holding hands over her ears.

 

Children display American flags on the Fourth of July.

Fourth of July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1941. [Image: Library of Congress]