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President Harry S. Truman at the monument to the "Heroes of Chapultepec" in Mexico

Accession Number: 2009-1457

President Harry S. Truman at the monument to the "Heroes of Chapultepec" in Mexico

 9x13 inches, Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman and an unidentified man stand next to a wreath which Truman placed at the base of the monument to the "Heroes of Chapultepec" in memory of "Ninos Heroes," commemorating a dramatic incident in the Mexican-American war. Truman is the first U.S. President to visit our southern neighbor while in office. (See also 69-361, 66-3165, and 2002-208, 209 and 210.) From: Truman Home.
Date: March 4, 1947
Related Collection: Family, Business, and Personal Affairs Papers
ARC Keywords: Memorials; Presidential trips; Presidents
HST Keywords: Mexico - Chapultepec; Truman - Ceremonies - Memorial - Mexico - Chapultepec - 1947; Truman - Trips - Other - Presidential - Mexico
People Pictured: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
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