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Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956

Senator Barkley, President Truman, and Margaret Truman Appear on Campaign Train

President Harry S. Truman waves as he shakes the hand of Vice Presidential nominee Alben Barkley from the rear platform of the presidential campaign train. Margaret Truman also appears on the the platform. The president promised Senator Barkley that he would "fight like hell" to get elected, as they embark from Union Station in Washington, DC, on a 19-state election tour. From: Chicago Sun-Times. 

Canadian-American Day Ceremony at the College of William and Mary

The official party celebrating Canadian-American Day gathers in the Great Hall of the Wren Building at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Left to right: Virginia Governor William Tuck, unidentified, W&M president John Edwin Pomfret, Senator Alben Barkley, Governor General of Canada Alexander of Tunis, Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King, 2 unidentified, President Harry S. Truman, and 2 unidentified.