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Swearing-in Ceremony of Dean Acheson

Accession Number: 73-2944

Swearing-in Ceremony of Dean Acheson

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: Dean Acheson (left) being sworn in as Secretary of State by Supreme Court Chief Justice Fred Vinson (right). Standing behind his desk in the Oval Office is President Harry S. Truman. In the background from left to right are: Mrs. Alice Acheson, unidentified woman, Congressman Sol Bloom, Senator Arthur Vandenberg, Senator Tom Connally, Major General Harry Vaughan, Captain Robert Dennison, Mary Jane Truman, and an unidentified woman.
Date: January 21, 1949
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ARC Keywords: Armed forces officers; Cabinet officers; Judges; Legislators; Naval officers; Oaths; Presidential advisors; Presidential family; Presidents
HST Keywords: Truman - Cabinet - Members - Oath of Office - Acheson, Dean
People Pictured: Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Vinson, Fred M., 1890-1953; Acheson, Alice; Bloom, Solomon F. (Solomon Frank), 1903-1962; Connally, Tom, 1877-1963; Dennison, Robert L. (Robert Lee), 1901-1980; Truman, Mary Jane, 1889-1978; Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951; Vaughan, Harry H., 1893-1981
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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