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Tribute paid to George Washington on 150th Anniversary of signing of Constitution. Washington, D.C., Sept. 17. While the rest of the country were conducting appropriate ceremonies in commemoration of 150th anniversary of the Constitution a delegation led by Rep. Sol Bloom, Director of the U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, journeyed to Mt. Vernon where they paid tribute to the father of our country. This picture, snapped as the wreath was placed on the tomb, shows left to right: Rt. Rev. James E. Freeman, Bishop of Washington, who delivered the invocation; Rep. Bloom; Gen. S. Gardner Waller, Virginia Adjutant General who represented the Governor of the state: and Col. Joseph Button, representing the Virginia Society of the Sons of the Revolution. 9/17/37

Tribute paid to George Washington on 150th Anniversary of signing of Constitution. Washington, D.C., Sept. 17. While the rest of the country were conducting appropriate ceremonies in commemoration of 150th anniversary of the Constitution a delegation led by Rep. Sol Bloom, Director of the U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, journeyed to Mt. Vernon where they paid tribute to the father of our country. This picture, snapped as the wreath was placed on the tomb, shows left to right: Rt. Rev. James E. Freeman, Bishop of Washington, who delivered the invocation; Rep. Bloom; Gen. S. Gardner Waller, Virginia Adjutant General who represented the Governor of the state: and Col. Joseph Button, representing the Virginia Society of the Sons of the Revolution. 9/17/37

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