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Presidential
Inaugurations

 

Inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt at the U.S. Capitol. (1905). from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2009634013/

Presidential Inaugurations

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"I Do Solemnly Swear..." Presidential Inaugurations

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"I Do Solemnly Swear..."

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"I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations (For Teachers)

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Presidential Inaugurations: Historical Insights

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Inaugurations (Inauguration 2013; Setting the Stage; I Do Solemnly Swear; Promises Kept)

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Inauguration of presidents of the United States. Inauguration of President Franklin Roosevelt

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[Composite image of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first and second inaugurations, each flanked by portraits of Roosevelt and John Nance Garner, March 4, 1933 and January 20, 1937]

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Inauguration, 1913

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Inauguration of President U.S. Grant [March 4, 1869]

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[Inauguration of President Lincoln at U.S. Capitol, March 4, 1861]

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[Inauguration of President Hayes, showing Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol and the crowd on the lawn before it, March 5, 1877]

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[President Garfield in reviewing stand, viewing inauguration ceremonies, March 4, 1881]

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Washington, D.C. 1893--Crowd in front of Capitol - Cleveland's 2nd inauguration

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[Photographers at President Taft's inauguration, March 4, 1909]

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[President-elect Wilson and President Taft, standing side by side, laughing, at the White House, prior to Wilson's inauguration ceremonies, March 4, 1913]

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[Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover in convertible automobile on way to U.S. Capitol for Roosevelt's inauguration, March 4, 1933]

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Crowd stands in snow for inauguration - Washington, D.C., Jan. 20 / Harris & Ewing Photos.

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President-elect John F. Kennedy shakes hands with Father Richard J. Casey, the pastor, after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Church [...] prior to inauguration ceremonies

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[Inauguration of President Kennedy on east portico of U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1961]

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[Inauguration of Ronald Reagan on the west front of the U.S. Capitol, with the Washington Monument in the distance, January 20, 1981]

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[Inauguration of George Bush on the west front of the U.S. Capitol, January 20, 1989]

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[President Coolidge, Vice President Charles G. Dawes and spouses(?) in reviewing stand at inauguration, March 4, 1925]

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Inauguration of the President, Washington, D.C.

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Washington D.C. - The inauguration - The procession from the Senate chamber passing through the rotunda to the east steps of the Capitol [March 4, 1873]

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The new President delivering his inaugural address [March 4, 1897]

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Harding delivering Inaugural address

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[Inauguration of President Theodore Roosevelt at the U.S. Capitol]

 

Inaugural Parade

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Presidential reviewing stand at the inaugural parade for President George H.W. Bush on January 20, 1989, Washington, D.C.

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2009 Inaugural Parade, January 24th. Barack and Michelle Obama walk in front of the new Presidential Inaugural car, Pennsylvania Avenue at 15th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

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2009 Inaugural Parade. Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson views parade with Malia and Sasha Obama behind glass in the viewing stand in front of the White House, Washington, D.C.

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2009 Inaugural Parade. Michelle and Barack Obama join Joe Biden watch the parade from the viewing stand in front of the White House, Washington, D.C.

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INAUGURAL PARADES. MILITARY UNIT IN PARADE

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Inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1905

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[President Coolidge and others riding in a car during the inaugural parade]

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President Roosevelt reviewing inaugural parade March 4, 1905

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Inaugural parade, Washington, D.C.

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Presidential reviewing stand at inaugural parade, Washington, D.C.

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McKinley, Pres. Wm. Inaugural parade 1897

 

Inaugural Ball

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The inaugural ball room, 1901 / J.H. Harper, 1901.

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Inaugural Ball Room, March 4th, 1897

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25. Photocopy of engraving (inscribed with 'Bailey, Banks, & Biddle, Phila.', n.d.) VIEW OF INAUGURAL(?) BALL IN CENTRAL COURT - Pension Building, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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34. INTERIOR, CENTRAL COURT, LOOKING WEST (FROM GROUND LEVEL), SHOWING DECORATIONS FOR 1981 INAUGURAL BALL - Pension Building, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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35. INTERIOR, CENTRAL COURT, LOOKING WEST (FROM THIRD FLOOR), SHOWING DECORATIONS FOR 1981 INAUGURAL BALL - Pension Building, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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36. INTERIOR, CENTRAL COURT, DETAIL OF THIRS FLOOR BALCONY, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING DECORATIONS FOR 1981 INAUGURAL BALL - Pension Building, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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41. INTERIOR, CENTRAL COURT, SOUTH WALL, SHOWING DECORATIONS FOR 1981 INAUGURAL BALL - Pension Building, 440 G Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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[President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter dancing at an inaugural ball, Washington, D.C.]

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[Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton, full-length portrait, dancing(?) at inaugural ball, in front of group of people]

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Inaugural Ball

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Inaugural ball, 1925

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Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

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[Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in inaugural gown]