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Armistice Day

A Party in the Streets: Denver, Armistice Day, 1918

March of democracy on Sixteenth Street. From Municipal Facts, November 1918.
From Municipal Facts, November 1918.
From Municipal Facts, November 1918.
Spectators surround an effigy to commemorate the end of World War I, 1918. X-18719

Ninety-five years ago, on November 11, 1918, Denver celebrated the signing of an agreement between Allied forces and Germany that ended World War I.