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1881 James A. Garfield

Eliza Garfield was the first mother to witness her son’s inauguration as president of the United States. Mrs. Garfield sat on the inaugural stand, and immediately after taking the oath of office, the new president leaned over and kissed his mother tenderly.

 
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Washington, D.C.—The Inauguration of President Garfield.—View of the Grand Military and Civic Procession on Pennsylvania Avenue, Looking from the Dome of the Capitol.
Washington, D. C.—The Inauguration of President Garfield.—View of the Grand Military and Civic Procession on Pennsylvania Avenue, Looking from the Dome of the Capitol.
The Inauguration of President Garfield—Scenes in Washington.
The Inauguration of President Garfield—Scenes in Washington.
 
Washington, D.C.—Incidents of the Inauguration of President Garfield, March 4th.
Washington, D. C.—incidents of the Inauguration of President Garfield, March 4th.
 
Washington, D.C.—The Inauguration of President Garfield.—View of the Grand Military and Civic Procession on Pennsylvania Avenue, Looking from the Dome of the Capitol.
Washington, D. C.—The Inauguration of President Garfield.—View of the Grand Military and Civic Procession on Pennsylvania Avenue, Looking from the Dome of the Capitol.
 
The Inauguration of President Garfield.
The Inauguration of President Garfield.
 
Washington. D.C.—General J. A. Garfield legt vor dem Oberbundesrichter Waite den Amtseid ab. 4. März 1881.
Washington. D. C. — General J. A. Garfield legt vor dem Oberbundesrichter Waite den Amtseid ab. 4. März 1881.
 
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