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New-York tribune. [volume] (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, January 28, 1917, Image 54

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JANUARY 28, 1917
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; Heroes Came
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Great Day at
Manila Bay
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Thousands of visitors,
added to the hundred*
of thousands of New
Yorkers who wanled to
honor the idol of the na?
tion, made il necessary
to build tiers of seals on
rooftops aboul the Bat?
tery for the gorgeous
naval review of Septem
ber29. 1899
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Sailors from the
Olympia pa.ss i n g
through the Dewey
.Arch in Madison
Square. Theodore
Roosevelt, then
Governor, led the
New York division.
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President McKinley and
Admiral Dewey in the re?
viewing stand, in Washing?
ton, on the occasion of the
presentation to the hero of
a gold sword, a gift from the
Admiral Dewey's famous flagship, the Olympia, in which
he led the American squadron to victory over Admiral
Montojo, was anchored in the Hudson during the New
York celebration Sightseers explored its every nook
and cranny for days.
Admirai Dewey holding the
sword presented by Congress. It
was inscribed: "The Gift of the
Nation to Rear Admiral George
Dewey. U. S. N., in memory of
the Victory at Manila Bay, May
I. 1898." tm
Admiral Dewey being introduced to guests on board his flagship as she lay in the
Hudson after the triumphal return from the Philippines.
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The land parade, a p.irt ?if the tour day celebration, included about twenty-three thousand soldiers and
sailors. It moved from Grant's Iomb to Washington Square. It is here seen passing the grandstand in
Union Square, one of hundreds along the route. q ntmottsaa? ' (. ?* i ? tai

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