Workmen beginning foundation of the large storage building south of the White House. The Washington Monument is in the background.
The Washington Monument, 555 feet high, in a 41 acre park, was erected in memory of George Washington, the first president of the United States. The long reflecting pool is before the Lincoln Memorial, and is a half mile distant from the Washington Monument.
A night view of Daniel Chester French's statue of Abraham Lincoln, located in the Lincoln Memorial. This majestic statue is 19 feet high. The sculptor was born in New Hampshire, and at the time of his death, 1931, was dean of American sculptors.
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial and Potomac River, as viewed from the Washington Monument, Washington D.C.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington D.C., dedicated in 1943, commemorating the third President of the United States. It is a circular colonnaded rotunda in the classic style favored by Jefferson. On the interior walls are four panels inscribed with excerpts of Jefferson's writings.
The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. is a tribute to Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. It is a temple-like structure of classic design. The roof is supported by 36 fluted Doric columns of white marble representing the 36 states of the union at the time of Lincoln's administration.
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.
Admiral William D. Leahy (left) and President Harry S. Truman (center) seated in the courtyard at Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas, off the coast of Key West, Florida. Correspondence Secretary William D. Hassett at far right.
President Harry S. Truman, Admiral William Leahy, Charlie Ross, Clark Clifford, John Steelman, Harry Vaughan, Edward A. Locke, Admiral C.W. Styer, John Caskie Collet, James Foskett, Lieutenant Colonel Myers, Captain W. A. Saunders and his son, Bill Saunders, and Secret Service Agents take a tour of Fort Jefferson conducted by Russell A. Gibbs, custodian. From the album of The President's vacation trip to Key West, Florida.
Fort Jefferson National Monument, at Dry Tortugas, Florida, as seen from the sea. From the album of President Harry S. Truman's vacation trip to Key West, Florida.