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Underwood & Underwood A Democratic Ruler of a Great Nation - President Roosevelt chatting with Mayor Smyth on the "Algonquin,"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.34 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Charleston, S. C. Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06449.34 Author/Creator: Underwood & Underwood Place Written: Charleston, S. C. Type: Photograph Date: 1902 Pagination: Stereoview.

Summary of Content: President Roosevelt is tapping the mayor on the chest in the left middle ground, while a young naval officer converses with a woman in the right foreground.

Background Information: with

People: Underwood & Underwood
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Smyth, J. Adger, fl. 1902

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

Subjects: Progressive EraPresidentGovernment and Civics

Sub Era:

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