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Utica – Sherman funeral

[1912 Nov. 2]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo shows funeral on November 2, 1912 for James Schoolcraft Sherman (1855-1912), Vice President under William Howard Taft, Utica, New York. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and New York Times, Nov. 3, 1912)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 2439-5

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. federal investigators have found no record that the engineer of the Amtrak commuter train that crashed in Philadelphia last week reported an object hit his locomotive in the minutes before it derailed, a U.S. official said on Sunday.

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