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Truman and James Forrestal

Accession Number: 58-360

Truman and James Forrestal

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman congratulating Defense Secretary James Forrestal after awarding him the Medal of Merit. The presentation was made by the President in a ceremony at the White House. Same as 59-1445-2.
Date: January 27, 1948
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ARC Keywords: Award presentations; Awards; Cabinet officers; Presidents
HST Keywords: Truman - Awards - Giving - Medal of Merit - Forrestal, James
People Pictured: Forrestal, James, 1892-1949; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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Credit: Abbie Rowe, National Park Service.
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