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I Do Solemnly Swear: Photographs of the 2009 Inauguration

April 29, 2009 – July 12, 2009

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 2nd Floor, West Wing, near First Ladies at the Smithsonian

This exhibition features approximately 50 framed color and black-and-white photographs highlighting the week-long events surrounding the historic Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. Included in the exhibition are photographs by both professional and amateur photographers who recorded events surrounding the peaceful American transfer of power. The photographs on view include selections from the National Museum of American History's new acquisition of 2009 inaugural photographs by leading photojournalists, including David Hume Kennerly, Bob McNeely, and Karen Ballard.

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