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Inauguration Album, Republic of Liberia, January 1952 - Page 06
Three columns of printed negative strips with images from Inaugural Ceremonies for the Liberian President. Image descriptions from top to bottom, left to right. Image 1: Liberian President William Tubman receiving dignitaries. A man is reading a letter to Tubman who is standing with both hands on his hips. Everyone is dressed in tuxedos. Image 2: President Tubman receiving dignitaries. A man is reading a letter to Tubman and standing in front of several other dignitaries wearing tuxedos and military uniforms. Tubman is holding a cigar and listening to the man speak. Image 3: President Tubman receiving dignitaries. A man standing on the right is reading a letter to Tubman who is standing in the center. Everyone is wearing tuxedos and Tubman has medals hanging from his jacket. Image 4: Soldiers marching in formation along a road. President Tubman is standing with a group of dignitaries on the sidewalk watching the soldiers. Crowds are standing in building entrances on the other side of the street watching the soldiers as well. Image 5: A military band marching in formation along a road. President Tubman is standing with a group of dignitaries on the sidewalk watching the band. Crowds are standing in building entrances on the other side of the street watching the band as well. Image 6: A military band is standing in formation and playing while a group of dignitaries walks in front of them. The dignitaries are wearing tuxedoes and top hats. A man in military dress uniform is standing in front of the band watching the dignitaries. Image 7 & 8: A group of dignitaries are walking down the street. The dignitaries are wearing tuxedoes and military dress uniforms. They are escorted by soldiers down the street. Another group of soldiers stands at attention in front of onlookers standing in building entrances along the sidewalk. Image 9: A group of soldiers stands at attention in the street facing a group of dignitaries standing on the sidewalk. The dignitaries are dressed in tuxedos and military uniforms. The dignitaries in uniform are saluting the soldiers in the street. The others are holding their hats on their chests. A group of onlookers are standing in the entrance of a building on the other side of the street. Image 10: A group of dignitaries in front of soldiers (out of the photo). The dignitaries are wearing tuxedos and military uniforms. The dignitaries in uniform are saluting and the others are holding their hats on their chests. One soldier is standing on the left and is also saluting. Image 11: A man in a tuxedo and top hat walking out of a car parked near a building entrance. The car doors are being opened by a soldier and man in military dress uniform. Another car is approaching from behind. Image 12: Overhead shot of dock scene at the Port of Monrovia. The ships, Markelo and African Pilot, are docked in background. Another transport ship is being unloaded in front. Dock workers are walking on and off the ship. One man is standing on the pier next to a dolly.
PiersShipsBlue collar workersPoliticiansSoldiersRites and ceremoniesBands (Music)Heads of state
Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971
In photo box 1, folder 5/6 of Jordan Collection.
Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
12 photographs on 1 side of card mount : black and white print ; 26 x 21 cm
Leon M. Jordan Collection
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