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American Legion

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Includes black and white and color photographs of people and activities relating to the American Legion. The following events and people are among those represented under this subject: 47th Annual Guard of Honor Ball for Jackson A. Baker, President and CEO of Sea-Land Services, Inc., presented by the American Legion Robert L. Hague Merchant Marine Industries Post No. 1242 on October 29, 1988 at the Starlight Roof of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (New York, N.Y.); Annual Cadet Regimental Christmas Dinner held in Delano Hall, United States Merchant Marine Academy on December 17, 1959, honoring Radm. Gordon McLintock, with Thomas Scanlon and Robert Rogaski; Philippine Legion of Honor Award Ceremonies held on June 25, 1955 with Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippine Islands Dr. Raul Leuterio; and maritime historian Frank Baynard being welcomed aboard the Wavertree (ship) at the South Street Seaport. Other people found under this topic include United States Secretary of the Navy and Aide to Secretary of the Navy Francis P. Matthews and Capt. H. B. Temple, respectively; Sens. Strom Thurmond, Robert J. Dole, and Jesse Helms; James A. and Judy McQuilling; Capt. J. V. Caffrey; Dr. C. Y. Chen, Chairman of the Board of the Energy Transportation Corporation and Maie-Lee Chen; Donald J. and Patricia Szostak; Catherine Pierot-Chen; Kendall G. Chen; Maritime Administrator John A. Gaughan; Capt. Harold V. Nerney; Radm. E. C. Holden; Capt. Alan Baggs; Gerard M. McAllister; Ralph C. Christensen, Vice President of the American Bureau of Shipping; and Pres. George Bush (1989-1993)

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