Correspondence between E.G. Liebold and Herbert Hoover regarding Light's Golden Jubilee Banquet Painting, 1936

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In the mid-1930s, more than six years after the Light's Golden Jubilee celebration, Henry Ford commissioned a panoramic painting of that evening's banquet. Letters were sent to attendees -- including the special guests at the head table -- asking them to indicate on an enclosed diagram where they sat during the event. Former President Herbert Hoover reported his position in this polite and succinct letter.

In the mid-1930s, more than six years after the Light's Golden Jubilee celebration, Henry Ford commissioned a panoramic painting of that evening's banquet. Letters were sent to attendees -- including the special guests at the head table -- asking them to indicate on an enclosed diagram where they sat during the event. Former President Herbert Hoover reported his position in this polite and succinct letter.

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