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Photo, Print, Drawing Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race, Lowell, Massachusetts

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  • Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race, Lowell, Massachusetts


  • Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • September 19, 1987


  • -  Folklore--Massachusetts
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Massachusetts -- Lowell


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs


  • -  Index data: All of these photographs depict activities related to the Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race sponsored by the Regatta Foundation and held on the Merrimack River at Lowell, Massachusetts. (See LFP-DT-F0919.A for related fieldnotes.) 0-14, Sam Poulten (left) and Sandy Zirnheld (right) receive Government Class first place trophy from Lowell Mayor Robert M. Kennedy (center) [unidentified race official visible in nos. 4-7]; 15-27, unidentified sailors participating in Business Class races; 28, Dave McCartney, second place finisher in Business Class race, is tossed in the water after the race; 29-30, Dave McCartney (center) wrings out wet clothing as crewmate, Donald Pare (right) looks on; 31, sailboats at dock and spectators; 32-37, sailboats at Regatta Foundation dock


  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1987/042: LFP-DT-231

Source Collection

  • Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042)


  • American Folklife Center

Online Format

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Credit line: Lowell Folklife Project collection (AFC 1987/042), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Taylor, David Alan. Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race, Lowell, Massachusetts. Massachusetts United States Lowell, 1987. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Taylor, D. A. (1987) Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race, Lowell, Massachusetts. Massachusetts United States Lowell, 1987. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Taylor, David Alan. Mayor's Cup Sailboat Race, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.