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Underwood & Underwood The Supreme Moment - Chief Justice Fuller administering the Oath of Office to President William McKinley

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.14 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1901/03/04 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: The photograph shows the podium in the middle distance and from a slight angle. McKinley occupies the exact center of the shot.

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People: Underwood & Underwood
McKinley, William, 1843-1901
Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

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

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentGovernment and CivicsOathInaugurationSupreme Court

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