26 Photographs of the America's 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration

26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration

Jacob Miller - July 4, 2017

26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Empire State Building lighted for the Bicentennial. Smithsonian Institution.
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Fireworks over the Statue of Liberty in the Bicentennial Independence Day Celebration, 1976. Reddit
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
A huge crowd celebrates the mall in Washington on Sunday, July 4 1976. Pinterest
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
A Russian dancer in lower Manhattan celebrates the American Bicentennial in 1976. Katrina Thomas, New York Folklore Society
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Charles Mingus at a performance for the U.S. Bicentennial in New York City, New York, July 4, 1976 Photo by Tom Marcello. Pinterest
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Peoples Bicentennial Commission at Boston Tea Party reenactment, Faneuil Hall. Digital Commonwealth
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Children celebrate the bicentennial. fansinaflashbulb
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
James Rhoads of the National Archives prepares to cut a Bicentennial birthday cake in Washington D.C. Standing next to Rhoads is actor Glenn Taylor dressed in colonial costume, who read the Declaration of Independence during the ceremony. AP
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Democratic Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter holds an baby during a Bicentennial celebration near Lumpkin, GA. AP
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
American Freedom Train. Wikipedia
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
First Lady Betty Ford, with President Ford, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in the President’s Dining Room in conjunction with a 1976 state visit during the U.S. Bicentennial. fordlibrarymuseum
26 Photographs of the America’s 1976 Bicentennial Celebration
Bicentennial Bell. Friends of Independence National Historical Park

 

Sources For Further Reading:

Telegram – July 4, 1976: US Celebrates Bicentennial

Nixon Library – FG 370 (American Revolution Bicentennial Administration)

Ford Library Museum – American Bicentennial Celebration

Arkansas Democratic Gazette – Bicentennial Bell, Gift From U.K., Put Away

Medium – What the 200th Celebration of America Would Have Looked Like with Social Media

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