May Day Celebration


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May Day Celebration from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of May Day Celebration. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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May Day Celebration is a picture, with genre photograph. Its dimensions are 3.10 in. x 4.56 in..

It was created in 1940.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

A May Day celebration at the Worthington High School athletics field is pictured here. May Day customs including dancing around a decorated pole known as the Maypole are rooted in the Roman festival of Flora the goddess of spring and Floralia the festival of flowers.

The Worthington High School athletic field was created and federally funded in 1935 as a project of the WPA (Works Progress Administration, a.k.a. Works Projects Administration), under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Worthington resident, L. P. Patin was the chief engineer of the WPA in Worthington's district. The new athletic field included a football field, quarter mile cinder track, regulation sized baseball diamond and tennis courts.

It covers the topic dance.

It features the organization Thomas Worthington High School.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 88-G-79.56.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0928.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 11, 2006. It was last updated November 17, 2017.