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Photo 2: The Wilcox House, September 14, 1901. [Photo 2] with link to larger version of photo.
(National Park Service)

Questions for Photo 2

1. Why is there a flag and black bunting hanging from the house? Who do you think put them up and when?

2. Why are men standing in front of the house? What clues indicate the profession of at least one of the men?

3. How do you think the people standing outside of the house at the time of the inauguration felt? How do you think you would have felt?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 2, but be aware that the file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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