Parade-Goers Greeting President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Seoul, South Korea, 1960

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 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's motorcade during a 1960 visit to South Korea. Agent Gies is driving the follow-up car directly behind the President's preferred 1950 Lincoln "Bubble-top" limousine.

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 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's motorcade during a 1960 visit to South Korea. Agent Gies is driving the follow-up car directly behind the President's preferred 1950 Lincoln "Bubble-top" limousine.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

June 1960

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2011.241.14.22

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.813 in

Width: 9.813 in

Inscriptions

Typed caption affixed to back: June of 1960 President Eisenhower in Seoul, Korea. He is riding in the 1950 LIncoln Bubbletop. Directly behind the President's car is one of the two 1956 Cadillac follow-up cars. Morgan L. Gies, Secret Service Agent is driving the car directly behind the President's car.

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