Happy 4th of July!
Photographs of celebrations across the years!
From various institutions, but especially the Library of Congress.
A little boy dressed for the 4th, Leesburg, Florida, 1913. Source
A 4th of July parade in NYC, 1911. Source
A 4th of July parade in DeLand, Florida, 1884. Source
In costume for a 4th of July celebration, 1922. Source
A 4th of July in Skagway, Alaska, c. 1900-16. Source
A 4th of July celebration in St. Helena Island, South Carolina, 1939. Source
July 4th from (presumably) a hotel balcony, early 20th C. Source
Another little boy dressed for the holiday (though I don't know about about give your four-year-old firecrackers...). c. 1906. Source
Bicycle riders in the 4th of July parade in Vale, Oregon, 1941. Source
A street in Manila, the Philippines, on the 4th of July, 1899. Source
A young woman in costume for a 4th of July play, Florida, c. 1890. Source
A 1915 4th of July parade. Source
A 4th of July parade without a date or place noted. Source
An autochrome of children in costume, c. 1918. Source