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Statue of Freedom Preservation 1913

Architect of the Capitol Rigger, Al Ports (on right in black vest/cigar), and other AOC employees take a self-portrait (note string in hand of individual all in white) 288 ft above the East Front of the Capitol while preserving the Statue of Freedom in 1913.


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Taken in April 1913