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|Description:||In ceremonies on the White House lawn, President Harry S. Truman awarded the International Harmon Trophy to Major Alexander P. De Seversky, aeronautical engineer. The Ligue Internationale des Aviateurs awarded the trophy to De Seversky for "outstanding leadership, patriotism, and unselfish devotion to the security and aeronautical progress of the United States." From left to right: Mrs. Evelyn De Seversky, Major Alexander De Seversky, Secretary of War Robert Patterson, and President Harry S. Truman.|
|Date:||June 24, 1947|
|ARC Keywords:||Presidents; Cabinet officers; Award presentations|
|HST Keywords:||Truman ? Awards ? Giving ? Trophies - Harmon International Trophy; Harmon International Trophy|
|People Pictured:||De Seversky, Alexander P. (Alexander Procofieff), 1894-1974; De Seversky, Evelyn; Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-1952; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972|
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