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Underwood & Underwood President Roosevelt and Party on the ruins of the old Spanish Fort at Dorchester

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.33 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: [Charleston, S. C.] Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: The president and the men and women accompanying him stand in casual attitudes on the rocks. Most have their backs toward the camera and appear to be examining something out of frame on their right.

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People: Underwood & Underwood
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

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

Subjects: PresidentFortification

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