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President Taft at the Michigan Central Depot, 1911

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dc.coverage.temporal Battle Creek. Michigan, circa 1911 en_US
dc.identifier.other LPC-019-001-004 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.willardlibrary.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/10950
dc.description Postcard showing President William Howard Taft speaking at the Michigan Central Depot in Battle Creek, September 21, 1911. Taft was visiting Battle Creek as part of a 13,000 mile western trip by special train and used his speech to talk about reorganizing large corporations to bring them into compliance with the anti-trust law, as reported at length in the New York Times on September 23. On the dais with Taft (center) were Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (in white coat), C. W. Post, and W. K. Kellogg among other local and state dignitaries. He was met at the train station by 4,000 school children with flags. After the speech he paid a brief visit to the Battle Creek Sanitarium. Caption on front: President Taft at Battle Creek, Mich. Sept. 21 - 1911 No. 4. Written on back: Dear Sister, I am feeling fine every day from the long walk I took its great. Hope you got my letter and Birthday Card. Ed Buckley Sent to: Miss Adeline Buckley. Horseheads New York. Sent on: October 7, 1911 en_US
dc.format.medium b&w postcard en_US
dc.language.iso En en_US
dc.subject Taft, William Howard. en_US
dc.subject Kellogg, John Harvey. en_US
dc.subject Kellogg, Will Keith. en_US
dc.subject Post, Charles William. en_US
dc.subject Railroads and Depots - Michigan Central en_US
dc.subject President Taft, Airplanes, Parades en_US
dc.title President Taft at the Michigan Central Depot, 1911 en_US
dc.type Image en_US

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