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These are picturegrams from the American Legion Convention in New York in 1952. "As some 3 million New Yorkers cheer their lagging footsteps, the delegates to the American Legion Convention, West Point Cadets, many bands, etc., parade on Fifth Ave. for 9 1/2 hours." 1. A zany 'Leapin Lena' gives the crowd a lot of laughs. 2. Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Harry W. Colmery, march with the Kansas delegation. 3. Claude Buzich, Minneapolis, gives a reluctant policeman a great big kiss.

Creator: Illustrated Current News, Inc.
Date: August 29, 1952

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Item Number: 208290
Call Number: B Colmery, Harry W *16
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208290

Harry Walter Colmery with his wife Minerva and children Harry Walter Colmery Harry Walter Colmery Harry Walter Colmery, American Legion Commander, speaking at the dedication of the Flanders Field Chapel, Waeregham, Belgium.

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