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President Roosevelt speaks at Pomona College
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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President Theodore Roosevelt addresses a large crowd outside of Pearsons Hall on the campus of Pomona College in Claremont. The president was met at the local Sante Fe train station and drawn by students in a carriage to the Hall where a platform had been built and decorated with the colors of both Harvard University and Pomona College. The local newspaper reported that thousands came to hear the President, who spoke for 25 minutes without a microphone. Before he left the campus, he planted a California oak tree in front of the hall. Roosevelt was then escorted back to the train station and departed for Los Angeles, via Pasadena. Photo dated: May 3, 1903.
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Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Claremont-Universities and colleges-Pomona College.
Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)--Pearsons Hall
Presidents--United States
Universities and colleges--California--Claremont
Public speaking--California--Claremont
College buildings--California--Claremont
Claremont (Calif.)

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