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President Harry S. Truman Sworn in as President

Accession Number: 64-03-01

President Harry S. Truman Sworn in as President

 8x10 inches (21x26 cm), Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman is sworn in as President of the United States. Standing in the foreground from left to right are: Mr. Truman, Bess W. Trumn, and Margaret Truman. Standing in the background, from left to right are: Admiral William Leahy, unidentified (mostly obscured by Mrs. Truman's hat), Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn, and William D. Simmons. This photo is from the album "The President and his Cabinet," from John W. Snyder.
Date: April 12, 1945
Related Collection:
ARC Keywords: Children of presidents; First ladies; Legislators; Naval officers; Oaths; Presidential succession; Presidents; White House staff
HST Keywords: Truman - Oaths - President - 1945; Truman - Bess - Ceremonies - Oath of Office; Truman - Margaret - Ceremonies - Oath of Office
People Pictured: Leahy, William D. (William Daniel), 1875-1959; Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961; Simmons, William D., 1895-1970; Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Truman, Margaret (Mary Margaret), 1924-2008
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