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Underwood & Underwood "Rough Rider" Cowboys saluting President McKinley - reception at Los Angeles, Cal.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.15 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Los Angeles, Cal. Type: Photograph Date: 1901 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: Street scene. A group of horsemen raise their hats to the President, who stands on a podium at the right of the picture. Roosevelt may be among the horsemen, but cannot be clearly distinguished.

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People: Underwood & Underwood
McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PresidentSpanish American WarMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsCaribbean

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