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Universal Photo Art Co. President and Mrs. Roosevelt entering their carriage at West pavilion.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.41 Author/Creator: Universal Photo Art Co. Place Written: Louisiana Purchase Exposition Type: Photograph Date: 1904 Pagination: Stereoview. Publisher's number: 115.

Summary of Content: The President, in a top hat, is already seated in an open carriage, facing proper left. His wife, also formally dressed, joins him.

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People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

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

Subjects: PresidentExpositions and FairsLouisiana PurchaseFirst LadyWomen's History

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