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This is the inside spread of a collage taken from "Around City Hall" Magazine from 1975. Several photographs are presented that were taken from the bicentennial celebration at Freedom Park in 1975. The issue is from June 1975, Volume II, number 11.

This is a black and white photograph of the Freedom Day Celebration after most people had left. A lot of trash is seen on the ground as Charlotteans continue to walk around.

This is the cover of "Southern Diary" magazine depicting President Eisenhower eating southern food surrounded by local leaders. It appeared in the July-August 1954 edition.

This is a photo of President Eisenhower peering over a special table which was available for him to dine on during the celebration. Underneath a glass panel were the words of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.

This is a photo of President Eisenhower waving to the crowd in Charlotte after taking the main stage in Freedom Park. Behind him are several guests also surrounded by the stars and stripes.

This is an image of a large cake baked in honor of the President's visit with the words of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence written with icing. A lady proudly stands next to the cake with a ribbon commemorating the special day.

This is a photo of several kids and adults sitting on the lawn casually enjoying Freedom Celebration day.

This is an image of two women with binoculars watching the main stage during Freedom Celebration Day. One is wearing a homemade patriotic hat fashioned out of newspaper.

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.

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 third entry used in this exhibit. His diary is very detailed throughout. In this particular…
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