Item 371N1058 - First Lady Florence Harding, President Warren G. Harding, and Governor Walter M. Pierce in Meacham, Oregon

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First Lady Florence Harding, President Warren G. Harding, and Governor Walter M. Pierce in Meacham, Oregon


  • 1923-07-03 (Creation)


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Photograph showing First Lady Florence Harding (left), President Warren G. Harding (center), and Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce (right), standing on the platform of a train car after arriving in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3, 1923. The Hardings’ visit was part of a trip across the nation, which included a stop in Meacham to participate in events commemorating the anniversary of the first wagon train crossing of the Blue Mountains. The commemoration included an address by the president, the dedication of the old Oregon Trail, and a pageant depicting people and events in the history of whites’ arrival and settlement. The Oregon Journal published a story about the Meacham visit, headlined “President Dedicates Oregon Trail in Midst of Colorful Setting,” on the front page of the July 3, 1923 edition. See related image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1059, 371N1060, and 373G0073. Also see image Nos. 371N0140, 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172 from Harding’s subsequent stop in Portland.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N1058

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Updated with additional references on January 3, 2019.

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