President Harding Dining with the "Vagabonds" during a Camping Trip, 1921

Summary

Between 1916 and 1924, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs, calling themselves the Vagabonds, embarked on a series of camping trips. This image, from 1921, shows the Vagabonds (minus Burroughs, who had died earlier in the year) dining with family and friends near Hagerstown, Maryland. One of their friends at the table is President Warren G. Harding.

Between 1916 and 1924, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs, calling themselves the Vagabonds, embarked on a series of camping trips. This image, from 1921, shows the Vagabonds (minus Burroughs, who had died earlier in the year) dining with family and friends near Hagerstown, Maryland. One of their friends at the table is President Warren G. Harding.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 9.25 in

Inscriptions

writing on back reads: Hagerstown, Md. 1921 President Harding is shown with the camping party. From l to r, Bishop Anderson, Harvey Firestone, George B. Christian, Jr., Mina, Thomas Edison, Clara, Pres. Harding, Idabelle, Henry, Lulah Anderson, Edsel Ford, Elizabeth Parke Firestone, Harvey Firestone, Jr. Russell A. Firestone

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