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Taft speaking at Springfield, Mass. (LOC)

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Taft speaking at Springfield, Mass.


[probably 1912 April 25]


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title from negative.

Photo shows President William H. Taft giving a speech. Probably the same speech described in the New York Times, April 26, 1912, though Taft visited Springfield in 1909, too. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008, and Library staff)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).



Springfield, Mass.


Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


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Call Number: LC-B2- 2485-11


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Taken sometime in 1912