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EisenSmall5.jpg
This is a photo of the crowd at Freedom Celebration Day in 1954 in Freedom Park. The view is from behind as the crowd faces the main platform where President Eisenhower sat.

Eisen-Ribbon1.jpg
This is a ribbon worn on May 18, 1954 for Freedom Celebration Day.

Eisen-Ribbon2.jpg
This is a red ribbon worn on Freedom Celebration Day on May 18, 1954 in Charlotte.

EisenBus.jpg
This is a photo of a bus with a banner attached to the front welcoming Ike (President Eisenhower) to Charlotte for Freedom Celebration Day in 1954.

Eisen-1.jpg
This is a black and white photograph of President Eisenhower arriving at Freedom Park via motorcade. He is waving to the crowd that gathered for the day's festivities on May 18, 1954. He is surrounded by secret servicemen.

Eisen-Accepts1.jpg
This is an official note the White House sent to A. Grant Whitney informing him and the city of Charlotte that the President would attend Freedom Celebration Day on May 18, 1954.

JFK-2.jpg
This is a photograph of John F. Kennedy on stage speaking to the crowd at the Charlotte Coliseum in 1960 while on the campaign trail. A cameraman for WBTV is filming.

JFK-1.jpg
This is a black and white photograph of Senator John F. Kennedy at the Charlotte Coliseum in 1960 campaigning for President. In this image, he is smiling as a WBTV cameraman films him.

Nixon-1.jpg
This is a black and white photograph of Richard Nixon as he appeared on The Arthur Smith Show in 1954 as Vice-President. He is seen playing the piano with three other band members.

Nixon-2.jpg
This is an image of Nixon in Charlotte as Vice-President with his wife. He is speaking on stage to reporters.
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