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November 6, 2012 at 6:00 AM

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Postcards from the past: Presidential pit stops


THE SEATTLE TIMES ARCHIVE

Queen Anne High School students and Seattle residents surround Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt's automobile Sept. 20 as the motorcade stopped at Children's Orthopedic Hospital. Mr. Roosevelt was quite willing to add his name to their autograph books. Police finally had to come to his aid in order that he might leave for Puyallup. ~ The Seattle Daily Times, Sept. 21, 1932

ART FORDE / THE SEATTLE TIMES ARCHIVE

The Army's Chief of Staff Dwight D. Eisenhower, center, indulges in a casual cigarette as he leaves a tour of McChord Field, Feb. 20, with brother Edgar N. Eisenhower, Tacoma attorney, right. While here, the general spent as much time as possible at his brother's home near American Lake. ~ The Seattle Sunday Times Rotogravure, March 3, 1946

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, D, 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945)

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, R, 34th President of the United States (1953-1961)


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