President Warren G. Harding addressing crowd in Meacham, Oregon

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President Warren G. Harding addressing crowd in Meacham, Oregon


  • 1923-07-03 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 3.25 x 4.25 in

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Photograph showing President Warren G. Harding on a reviewing stand, delivering an address to a crowd in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3, 1923. Harding spoke in Meacham during a trip across the nation. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, July 4, 1923. It was one of eight photographs published under the headline “Scenes at Meacham Where Early West Lived Again for President Harding and Party.” The photograph had the following caption: “President Harding addressing the crowd of 20,000 persons who gathered from Oregon, Washington and Idaho points to see the president and to take part in the dedication of the Oregon Trail at the Top o’ the Blue Mountains.” See related image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, and 371N1060. 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 373; 0373G073

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Updated with additional references on January 3, 2019.

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