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Catalog Number 2015.001.00183.4
Title Truman with Fishing Pole at Whistle Stop During Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot, October 1948
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date October 1948
Description Truman with Fishing Pole at Whistle Stop During Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot, October 1948. Black and white negative of President Harry S. Truman holding a fishing pole presented to him by the Burlingame Lions Club for the "Shark's Derby."Truman is on his whistle-stop tour at the Burlingame Southern Pacific Depot during the 1948 Truman-Dewey presidential campaign. First Lady Bess Truman is holding a bouquet of flowers and facing President Truman with her back to the camera. Between the President and the First Lady is Burlingame Post Master John Broderick. 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, Bess
Truman, Harry S.
Subjects Clubs
Fishing
Fishing & hunting gear
Political campaigns
Presidential seal
Presidents
Press
Trains
Whistle-stop campaigning
Search Terms Broderick, John
Burlingame
Burlingame Railroad Station
Burlingame Station
Fishing
Fishing Gear
Lions Club
Presidents
Southern Pacific
Southern Pacific Railroad
Southern Pacific Stations
Southern Pacific Stations - Burlingame
Trains
Truman, Elizabeth (Bess)
Truman, Harry S.
Whistle Stop
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