Bloomfield New Jersey 1912 Centennial Parade History Photos
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The Bloomfield Centennial Celebration of 1912 had the motto, "Stick to Bloomfield." A highlight of the year was a giant parade in June 1912 up Bloomfield Avenue with many groups represented.

Berkeley  School
children march in
the 1912 parade
Brookdale  School
children ride a float pulled by a horse in the 1912 parade

Bloomfield High School
children  in the 1912 parade portray Pioneers
Another group of 
Bloomfield High School
children portray Pioneers in the 1912 parade
These Watsessing  School
children portray Revolutionary War soldiers in the 1912 parade
These Watsessing  School
children portray Sailors in 
the 1912 parade
School
children on the Bloomfield 'Green' during the 1912 parade
School children on the Bloomfield 'Green' during the 1912 parade do the
"Dutch Glide"

School children on the Bloomfield 'Green' during the 1912 parade do the
"Baby Polka"

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First Baptist Church of Bloomfield, NJ was founded in 1851 by residents of the Bloomfield area who desired to meet together for worship and the study of God's Word. During all the time spanned by these photos, First Baptist has had an involvement in the community life of the area, and a spiritual impact in the lives of it's people. Now, 150 years later, that spiritual impact is as important as ever!

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1 Washington St,  Bloomfield, NJ 07003