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China in N.Y. 4th of July Parade, 1911.
The large and prosperous community of Chinese residents in Marysville, California acquired this ceremonial dragon from China in the 1880s. The majestic “Moo Lung” appeared in parades and celebrations nationwide, including the July 4th, 1911 “Parade of Nations” in New York City.
CREDIT LINE: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [LC-B2-2302-15]. Photo by Lia Chang