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Bess Truman christening airplanes.

Accession Number: 73-1947

Bess Truman christening airplanes.

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: First Lady Bess W. Truman (left), accompanied by Margaret Truman (right), christens an airplane. Mrs. Truman is swinging a champagne bottle. Others in background are unidentified.
Date: May 30, 1945
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Airplanes; Children of presidents; Dedications (Monuments, etc.); First ladies
HST Keywords: Truman - Bess - Dedications - Christenings; Truman - Margaret - Dedications - Christenings
People Pictured: Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982; Truman, Margaret (Mary Margaret), 1924-2008
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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