Inaugurals Past and Present, Vol. I

Check out this newspaper article from 1905, and compare it to the inaugural preparations underway now. Thankfully, special consideration for the “colored visitors” planning to attend is no longer an issue. In fact, a family of color will be the most important visitors to Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2009!

Article courtesy of The Ohio Historical Society: The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920.


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