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White House, Lower Corridor

White House, Lower Corridor

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Summary

Caption: Photograph taken from the east entrance of the lower corridor of the White House, looking west with the East Room above. The workmen are demolishing the walls of the lower corridor.
Photographs Relating to the Administration, Family, and Personal Life of Harry S. Truman

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Date

14/02/1950
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