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Inaugural Committee 1953 Official Program of the Inaugural Ceremonies

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09705.12 Author/Creator: Inaugural Committee 1953 Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 20 January 1953 Pagination: 48 p. ; 27.8 x 21.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One official program for the inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard M. Nixon, dated January 20, 1953. Contents include information about the 1953 inaugural ceremonies, ball, parade, and inaugural committee. Also includes portraits and biographical sketches of Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Herbert Hoover, Mamie Eisenhower, and Patricia Nixon as well as "The Picture Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower." Pages titled "Your Nation's Capital" provide images and brief descriptions of historic sites in Washington, D.C. Program has numerous illustrations.

People: Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1890-1969
Nixon, Richard M., 1913-1994
Eisenhower, Mamie, 1896-1979
Nixon, Patricia "Pat," 1912-1993

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: InaugurationPresidentVice PresidentFirst Lady

Sub Era: The Fifties

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