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Dancing around the maypole

May Day dancers

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger; here's another view of the dancers:

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...the original Festivus Pole.

And the 2nd photo, taken on a Wednesday, features his mother (in the upper left) calling out "Aaaanthony!"

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Are they replicating the 1982 hit "Safety Dance" by Men without Hats?

https://youtu.be/nM4okRvCg2g?t=95

Edit: OMG that spelling error (hates/hats) was left up for hours...

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Before those godless commies took over May Day.

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Maybe Nazzaro Center in the 1940's

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Thanks for playing, folks! This photo shows a May Day celebration at the Lyman School in East Boston in 1907

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