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President Truman Greets Lucy Monroe at Columbus Day Dinner

93-44-01 (untitled)
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8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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Hotels %u2013 Waldorf Astoria; New York - New York %u2013 Truman Visits To; Truman %u2013 Banquets %u2013 Dinners %u2013 Presidency %u2013 Columbus Day; Truman - Campaigns %u2013 1952; Truman %u2013 Dignitaries %u2013 Entertainers %u2013 Monroe, Lucy

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President Harry S. Truman (left) clasps the hand and arm of an old friend, singer Lucy Monroe, as she greets him after his speech at the annual Columbus Day dinner. Joining in the general note of happiness is Fortune Pope (background), chairman of the $25.00-a-plate dinner in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom in New York City.
October 11, 1952