Sunday, April 18, 2010

Paul Revere's Ride

Paul Revere's RideThe Midnight Ride of Paul Revere on horseback before the battles of Lexington and Concord. His famous "Midnight Ride" occurred on the night of April 18, April 19, 1775, when he and William Dawes were instructed by Dr. Joseph Warren to ride from Boston to Lexington to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the movements of the British Army, which was beginning a march from Boston to Lexington, to arrest Hancock and Adams and seize the weapons stores in Concord.
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Paul Revere's ride ARC Identifier 535721 / Local Identifier 208-FS-3200-5 Item from Record Group 208: Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 - 1951.

Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-3530; FAX: 301-837-3621; EMAIL:

Creator(s): Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. Picture Division. (1942 - 1945) Type(s) of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials.

Part Of: Series: Feature Story Illustrations, compiled 1942 - 1946. Variant Control Number(s): NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-208-FS-3200-5. Select List Identifier: REVWAR #7

Index Terms: * Subjects Represented in the Archival Material:
o American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
o Revere, Paul, 1735-1818


ArtzeeChris said...

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Chris (ArtzeeChris)

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sookietex said...

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