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Key West -- March 1, 1948

Silent home movie-style footage shot by the US Navy during President Truman's March 1, 1948 trip to Key West. It includes dark footage of the President's press conference on the lawn of the Little White House; then moves on to the fishing exploits of the Presidential party; exploring rock walls; and tossing a football on the beach. Includes Clark Clifford, William Hassett, Mr. Bautista, Mr. Santiago, Robert Landry, Robert Dennison, and Eben Ayers. This film is edited with titles for each segment.

Picnic Lunch at Fort Jefferson

Picnic lunch at Fort Jefferson National Monument in the Dry Tortugas, off the coast of Key West, Florida. President Harry S. Truman is in the line, wearing sunglasses. Behind President Truman is his Military Aide, General Harry Vaughan. All others are unidentified. President Truman and his party visited Fort Jefferson during Truman's vacation to Key West.