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Unknown [Event at the Union League Club]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04471.16 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York, New York. Type: Photograph Date: circa 1914 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 28.5 x 38.0 cm.

Summary of Content: Image of a large group of men in suits, seated in rows as an audience in a large room, listening to a speaker standing at a podium. A few women sit in the audience as well. Some empty seats marked "Reserved for members." Probably an event at the Union League Club of New York because the photograph is in a collection with two other photographs of Union League meetings (see GLC04471.14, .15). Circa date inferred in the same manner. The photograph is sepia toned and mounted on backer board. There is an inscription at the lower right hand corner, but it is illegible.

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraFraternal OrganizationPoliticsOrganizations

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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