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H. C. White Co. Pres. and Mrs. Roosevelt in Carriage with Pres. Francis, Pres. Roosevelt's visit to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.52 Author/Creator: H. C. White Co. Place Written: St. Louis, U. S. A. Type: Photograph Date: 1905 Pagination: Stereoview. Publisher's number: 8607.

Summary of Content: A side view of the carriage, near an ornately decorated building. At the picture's right edge, Mrs. Roosevelt, her body in profile facing proper right, looks directly at the viewer. President Roosevelt, sitting on her right, gazes downwards.

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People: H.C. White Co., fl. 1902-1905
Francis, David Rowland, 1850-1927
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentFirst LadyWomen's HistoryLouisiana PurchaseExpositions and Fairs

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