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United States Government Printing Office Inauguration Ceremonies Program

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09705.02 Author/Creator: United States Government Printing Office Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 24 March 1929 Pagination: 12 p. ; 22.7 x 16.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One copy of Inauguration Ceremonies Program from the inauguration of President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis, dated March 24, 1929. Item contains procedures and regulations, in this order: Platform Tickets, Entrance to the Senate Wing of the Capitol, Cards of Admission, Entrance to the Senate Galleries, Entrance to the Floor of the Senate Chamber, Proceedings in the Senate Chamber, The Procession to the Inaugural Platform, Proceedings on the Inaugural Platform, and Regulations for the Senate Wing. Front of program has a stamped Presidential Seal. Back of pamphlet features a sketch of the Capitol Building. Program is bound with a red, white, and blue striped ribbon.

People: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: InaugurationPresidentVice President

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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