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document "Thanksgiving Assembly"
Nov 5, 1845
People in Massachusetts, like the rest of the New England states, held annual Thanksgiving parties. Though regionally known, Thanksgiving would not become a national holiday until 1863.
document "Washington Ball"
Feb 12, 1844
A Washington's Day celebration was held in Deerfield in February, 1844. The veneration of George Washington began even before his death and the day quickly became one of the nation's first holidays.
document "Junior Exhibition"
Apr 14, 1830
High schools and colleges held annual displays of their students' talents. They often issued invitations like this one from 1830, held at Washington College in Connecticut.
Page 1 Exhibition Ball Invitation
Mar 26, 1805
The invitation, dated March 1805, marked the end of a term at Deerfield Academy.
Page 1 Court Ball Invitation
c. 1820
This invitation to a ball is printed on the back of a playing card (10 of Diamonds), and invites Miss Dolly Smith to attend on June 16 (the year unannounced).
Page 1 Examination Ball Invitation
Oct 12, 1813
This invitation is extended to Miss Caroline Arms for a ball held at the end of the academic quarter at Deerfield Academy in October 1813.
Page 1 "National Ball" invitation
Feb 25, 1841
This is an invitation to the Whig ball held in Deerfield, Massachusetts, on March 4, 1841.
document Ball Invitation for Stephen West Williams
Apr 11, 1807
Twice a year students at Deerfield Academy provided a program of "speeches, declamations, dialogues, and orations" followed by an Exhibition Ball, attended by students and their guests.


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