President and Mrs. Truman, Vice-President and Mrs. Barkley in 1939 Lincoln "Sunshine Special," circa 1949

Summary

United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies was responsible for White House vehicles from 1941 to 1967, serving five presidents. This photograph from his personal collection shows Gies driving in a Washington, D.C. parade. Passengers in the 1939 Lincoln presidential Sunshine Special include President and First Lady Truman, Vice President and Mrs. Barkley, and the president's daughter Margaret.

United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies was responsible for White House vehicles from 1941 to 1967, serving five presidents. This photograph from his personal collection shows Gies driving in a Washington, D.C. parade. Passengers in the 1939 Lincoln presidential Sunshine Special include President and First Lady Truman, Vice President and Mrs. Barkley, and the president's daughter Margaret.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.938 in

Width: 9.938 in

Inscriptions

Caption typed on separate paper affixed to back of photograph: President Truman, Vice President Barkley, Margaret Truman, Mrs. Truman and Mrs. Barkley in the 1939 Lincoln Sunshine Special. This picture was taken in Washington, D.C. The driver is Secret Service Agent Morgan L. Gies.

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