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Photo: President Harding visits Juneau

Posted: August 21, 2012 - 12:02am
President Harding's visit to Juneau, 1923. President Harding speaking from Governor Bone's mansion, Juneau, Alaska.  Courtesy of the Alaska State Library Historical Collections,ASL-P418-02
Courtesy of the Alaska State Library Historical Collections,ASL-P418-02
President Harding's visit to Juneau, 1923. President Harding speaking from Governor Bone's mansion, Juneau, Alaska.

President Harding speaking from Governor Bone’s mansion during a trip to Juneau in 1923. While in Alaska, Harding encouraged the populization and development of the territory. His schedule was physically demanding and on his return trip through California, he developed a respiratory illness and died in San Francisco.

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