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Mississippi River

Photo 47
Oleander

The steamboat in the background, the Oleander, carried President Taft down the Mississippi from St. Louis to attend the great Waterways Convention, sponsered by the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Waterways Association, held in New Orleans from October 30th to November 2nd. In the foreground is the steamboat carrying the Missouri delegation.