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Catalog Number 2015.001.00183.2
Title Truman Speaking During Whistle Stop Campaign at Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot, October 1948
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date October 1948
Description Truman Speaking During Whistle Stop Campaign at Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot, October 1948. Black and white negative of President Harry S. Truman waving to a crowd during a Truman-Dewey Campaign whistle stop tour at Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot. President Truman is speaking at a podium, at the base of which is the Presidential Seal. Attached to the podium is a large silver microphone. Directly behind him is Burlingame Post Master John Broderick and to his left is a man wearing a pinstripe suit. The train behind the President is the Ferdinald Magellan, an armored Pullman train car originally used by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for his whistle-stop tours. On the roof of the train are three loudspeakers pointing in three different directions. Part of a series of 9.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Burlingame, CA
Event Whistle-Stop Tour
People Broderick, John
Truman, Harry S.
Subjects Political campaigns
Presidential seal
Presidents
Press
Trains
Whistle-stop campaigning
Search Terms Broderick, John
Burlingame
Burlingame Railroad Station
Burlingame Station
Presidents
Southern Pacific
Southern Pacific Railroad
Southern Pacific Stations
Southern Pacific Stations - Burlingame
Trains
Truman, Harry S.
Whistle Stop
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