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Return to:   Warren G. Harding - On June 20, 1923, President Harding and the First Lady (Florence Kling Harding) embarked on a speaking tour through the West and into Alaska.
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With the President in Alaska


Title taken from verso. Verso: "Photograph taken from the deck of the U.S.S. Henderson immediately after its arrival in Alaska with the Presidential party aboard, showing Market Street, Ketchikan, gay with bunting, while individual houses are also decorated in honor of the Chief Executive (Pacific & Atlantic Photos). A brass band stands on the wooden street amid automobiles and a large assembly of people. Men and women gather in upper story windows and on rooftops." Signs in image: Welcome to our President. Hotel St. Francis, Owl Pool and Billiards, Owl Taxi, Taxi transfer & Storage, Phone 14.

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