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- Inauguration Album, Republic of Liberia, January 1952 - Page 39
- 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 1-4: Various images of a crowd standing in the street and watching flags suspended in the air with parachutes. Several strings of flags hang across the street between buildings. A Liberian flag hands from a telephone pole on the side of the street. Image 5 & 12: Various images of Secretary of the Treasury William E. Dennis, Sr., an unidentified man, and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., standing left to right in front of the Executive Mansion and chatting. All three are wearing tuxedos and top hats. Dennis is holding a folding fan and the man in the center is smoking a cigarette. Firestone has medals on his jacket. Image 6 & 7: Various images of people standing on the sidewalk next to a church watching flags suspended in the air with parachutes. Several cars are parked along the side of the street. The church has large stone walls and two archways. Image 8: Several flags suspended in air with parachutes. The flags are attached on one corner to parachute strings. Image 9: Liberian Ambassador to Haiti George T. Brewer standing on the left with two unidentified dignitaries in front of the Executive Mansion. All three are wearing black tuxedos and top hats. The man in the center is holding a folding fan open and smiling. Brewer has medals on his jacket. Image 10: A dignitary talking with military officials on the street behind a group of people watching a separate event. The dignitary is wearing a tuxedo and top hat and the officials are wearing white dress uniforms. Other officials and dignitaries are standing further back and talking. Image 11: A group of men and women talking outside an event tent. The men are wearing black suits and the women are wearing dresses. The man on the right is looking at one woman and smiling and holding a program in his hand. The man on the left is looking at the group and smiling as well. A string of flags are hanging across the tent entrance.
- Date Published
- January 1952
- Leon M. Jordan Collection