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H. C. White Co. Pres. Roosevelt addressing a typical Western crowd from the rear of his private car, Presidential Tour, 1905.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.53 Author/Creator: H. C. White Co. Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1905 Pagination: Stereoview. Publisher's number: 9929

Summary of Content: President Roosevelt with entourage, addressing a flag-waving crowd from the back of a railway car. The shot is taken from near the front of the audience.

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People: H.C. White Co., fl. 1902-1905
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsAmerican West

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