President Manuel Roxas Inauguration Day - July 4th, 1946 - General MacArthur - SET of 5 - Photos, c. 1940s
(4 1/2 x 2 3/4 In) This is a SET of FIVE original vintage photographs from the 1940s. They are an eyewitness to Philippine President Manuel Roxas' Inauguration at Luneta Park in the City of Manila on July 4th, 1946. On the Grandstand alone were around 3,000 dignitaries and guests, consisting of President Roxas, Vice-President Quirino, their respective parties and the Cabinet; the last High Commissioner to the Philippines and first Ambassador to the Philippines Paul McNutt; General Douglas Macarthur; United States Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan; a delegation from the United States Congress led by Maryland Senator Millard Tydings and Missouri Representative C. Jasper Bell; and former Civil Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison.
The photos are in GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, light scratches and creases, paper loss on backs from self-stick album.
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