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Richard E. Byrd Speaking

Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd was made “Thomas Jefferson Guest” at Monticello, Virginia August 9, 1930, home of the writer of the Declaration of Independence. He speaking to more than 2,000 visitors with the weather at 102 degrees. He told some of his Antarctic experiences, where at times it was more than 60 degrees below zero. Byrd was introduced by President E.A. Alderman, of the University of Virginia, and hailed as the nation’s hero. Gov. Max Gardner of North Carolina represented the south of the ceremonies. (AP Photo)

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August 09, 1930 12:00:00 AM
September 02, 2010 05:51:44 PM
ASSOCIATED PRESS
21725 HARDCOPY
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Crowd Communication Standing Hands Behind Back Looking Away
Monticello, VIRGINIA, United States
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