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President William Howard Taft, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: September 27, 1911

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.S5 T.56.1911 *2

Unit ID: 303102

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows the twenty-seventh President of the United States William Howard Taft on the south steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. He spoke to the crowd of citizens and civil war veterans who were attendance for the Semi-Centennial State Wide Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic. Prior to the speech, President Taft dedicated the cornerstone of the G.A.R. Memorial Hall building at Tenth and Jackson Streets, east of the capitol, in Topeka, Kansas

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Title (Main title): President William Howard Taft, Topeka, Kansas


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