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Liberty Bell dedication ceremony, Independence, Missouri

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4x5 inches (10x13 cm)
Black & White
HST Keywords
Missouri - Independence - Liberty Bell; Truman - Addresses - Dedications - Liberty Bell; Truman - Ceremonies - Dedications - Presidency; Liberty Bell - Annecy, France; Truman - Trips - Missouri -Independence

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President Harry S. Truman at the Memorial Building in Independence, Missouri, for the dedication of the Liberty Bell. The Bell, a replica of Philadelphia's Liberty Bell, was presented to Independence by the people of Annecy, France as a friendship token. Also in the photo are Truman's brother and his wife, J. Vivian Truman and Luella Truman, Secretary of the Treasury John Snyder, General Harry Vaughan, Truman friend Tom Evans, Independence Postmaster Edgar Hinde, and Blevins Davis. Blevins Davis is speaking.

November 6, 1950