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Truman presenting aeronautics award to Alexander De Seversky.

Accession Number: 58-753-02

Truman presenting aeronautics award to Alexander De Seversky.

 13x8.75 inches, Color
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
Related Collection:
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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