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Taft-Postcard2.jpg
This is a postcard representing Biddle University in Charlotte, North Carolina. The institution is now known as Johnson C. Smith University. This postcard is in color and details the administrative building and clock tower on the school's campus.

taft7.jpg
This is a black and white image of President Taft on the reviewing stand for a parade in Charlotte on May 20, 1909. His is looking at the camera, not smiling, with the crowd in the background.

Taft 3.jpg
This is a black and white image taken from a souvenir book commemorating the day's events. Featured in this photo is President Taft sitting and smiling at the camera as he watches the parade in his honor from the reviewing stand.

taft5.jpg
This is an image taken from an original souvenir book depicting the crowd in uptown Charlotte awaiting the parade and the arrival of President Taft.

taft4.jpg
This is an image from the original souvenir book depicting the crowd surrounding the carriage of President Taft after he disembarked from his train and as he was making his way toward the reviewing stand for the parade.

Taft 2.jpg
This is a black and white image from the original souvenir program honoring President Taft's visit to Charlotte in 1909. A large American flag, and other decorations, are seen lining North Tryon Street in anticipation of the President's arrival.

Taft cover.jpg
This is the cover of the original souvenir program honoring President Taft's visit to Charlotte. The design is elaborate and features both the President and his wife.
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