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D.A.R. Lauds President of Old Trails Association at Pioneer Monument

County Judge Harry S. Truman (President of the Old Trails Association) speaks at the dedication of the Madonna of the Trails Pioneer Monument in Lexington, Missouri. He is presented with a pair of bookend replicas of the monument by representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution, who donated the statue. Mrs. John Trigg Moss, from St. Louis, Chairman of the National Old Trails Road Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, had a prominent part in the ceremony. Voiceover narration is by Graham McNamee.

Here for centuries have flocked the faithful to pray to ancient dieties at the Toshogu Shrine in Nikko, Japan

Here for centuries have flocked the faithful to pray to ancient dieties at the Toshogu Shrine in Nikko, Japan. From a scrapbook presenated to Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan on the occasion of his visit to General Headquarters U. S. Army Forces, Pacific in Tokyo, Japan, July 1946.