White House Presentation, 1921


White House Presentation, 1921


  • Caption 1: Legion presentation to President Warren G. Harding at the White House by American Legionnaires, June 30, 1921. Left to Right: PNC Franklin D'Olier, Thomas W. Miller, National Legislative Chairman, President Harding, French Embassy member, M. Jusserand, French Ambassador to the U.S., Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., National Commander John Emery, DeLancey Kountze, member of Paris Caucus, John Thomas Taylor.
  • Caption 2: Ambassador Jusserand of the French Republic (center of group) presenting to President Harding a facsimile of the Flirey monument, to be unveiled next month as a memorial to American troops from the citizens of Lorraine, immediately after the ambassador had invited The American Legion to send a delegation to France to be present at the unveiling. At the right of the photograph is National Commander Emery. Beside him stands Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and at the right of Ambassador Jusserand is Dr. Marcel Knecht, chief of the French Information Service in this country. The Legion party, numbering 250, will leave New York aboard the George Washington, August 3d.


American Legion Archives Photo Collection (photo no. 2521)




Photo, b&w


Still image




“White House Presentation, 1921,” The Emil A. Blackmore Museum, accessed August 15, 2022, https://legionmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/47.

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