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Title Truman/Barkley Inauguration Pennant
Object Name Pennant
Catalog Number 1983.43.712
Other Number IAE-63
Lexicon Category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon Sub-category Ceremonial Artifact
Description Souvenir pennant from the inauguration of Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley on January 20, 1949. The U.S. Capitol is depicted in the upper left corner of the pennant.
Collection Rather-Westerman Political Collection
Collector Rather, Julius
Used United States
Material Felt
Search Terms Democratic Party (U.S.)
Inaugurations
Political memorabilia
Presidents
Subjects Democratic Party (U.S.)
Inaugurations
Political paraphernalia
Presidential inaugurations
Presidents
Vice presidents
People Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Date 1949
Caption Truman/Barkley Inauguration pennant
Number of Images 2
Dimensions H-11 W-34.5 inches
Dimension type 1
Height (ft) 0.917
Height (in) 11
Width (cm) 87.63
Width (ft) 2.875
Width (in) 34.5