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|Description:||Dean Acheson (left) taking the oath of office as Secretary of State in the Oval Office, with Chief Justice Fred Vinson (right) administering the oath. Standing in the background are Attorney General Tom Clark (left), Mrs. Alice Acheson (visible between Mr. Acheson and Justice Vinson), Senator Tom Connally (partly obscured by Justice Vinson), President Harry S. Truman, and Major General Harry Vaughan. All others are unidentified.|
|Date:||January 21, 1949|
|ARC Keywords:||Armed forces officers; Cabinet officers; Judges; Legislators; Oaths; 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; Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977; Connally, Tom, 1877-1963; 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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