Caroline, 6, and her mother, Mrs. Marie Auclair of West New York, N.J., are properly equipped with Erin Go Bragh banners to cheer marchers as they pass their spot at 49th St. during the 1953 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in NYC, 1953
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