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Catalog Number 1943.321.001
Object Name Program
Title 1813-1913 Perry's Victory Centennial Put-in-Bay, Ohio and Lake Ports
Scope & Content Leather bound souvenir program and corresponding envelope from the banquet celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oliver Hazard Perry's victory in the Battle of Lake Erie held at the Hotel Breakers at Cedar Point, on September 10, 1913. The booklet features an image of Perry in profile on the cover between the an American flag, and a British flag consisting of a red cross and saltire on a white field, above a silhouette of Perry's ship the NIAGARA. The interior contains information on figures connected with the battle including Perry, as well as Robert H. Barclay, Lewis Cass, Isaac Shelby, William Henry Harrison, and Daniel Dobbins; the menu for the event, a program of toasts, and a list of members of the Inter-State Board of the Perry's Victory Centennial Commission. The envelope is brown with the silhouette of the NIAGARA on the front.
Date 1913
People Perry, Oliver Hazard
Cass, Lewis
Harrison, William Henry
Shelby, Issac
Barclay, Robert H.
Dobbins, Daniel
Extent of Description 10" x 8"
24 pages
Collection Biographical
Search Terms War of 1812
Battle of Lake Erie
Cedar Point
Ohio
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