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McAlpine1.jpg
This is a scanned image of an entry made by Erastus C. McAlpine into his diary in 1916 briefly recounting the presidential of Woodrow Wilson. This is his first entry used in this exhibit. His diary is very detailed throughout. In this particular…

Wilson1.jpg
This is an image of the cover of The Charlotte Observer on the day of President Wilson's arrival in Charlotte on May 20, 1916. The title on the cover reads "Stand by the President!" and features several articles relating to the day's events.

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.

Washington.Image.tif
This is a portrait of George Washington illustrated in "George Washington : his boyhood and manhood" by William M. Thayer.
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