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President Lyndon Baines Johnson at the dedication of the
Summersville
Reservoir
President Lyndon Baines Johnson at the dedication of the Summersville Reservoir


On September 3, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson spoke at the dedication of the Summersville Reservoir.

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"'Race With Disaster' Cited By Johnson at Dam Ceremony"
"The President Was Here" (Summersville Reservoir dedication)
Articles on the Summersville Reservoir
Lady Bird Johnson speaking at the Summersville Reservoir dedication
Audio/Video Clip of President Lyndon B. Johnson at the dedication of the Summersville Reservoir     (dialup)   (broadband)


President Franklin D. Roosevelt in parade car with West Virginia Governor Homer Holt and Senator Matthew Neely, Charleston, September 3, 1940
President Franklin D. Roosevelt in parade car with West Virginia Governor Homer Holt and Senator Matthew Neely, Charleston, September 3, 1940
Malcolm R. Mathews Jr. Collection


President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt visited Charleston and South Charleston on September 3, 1940.

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Newspaper articles on FDR's visit to Charleston and South Charleston, September 3, 1940


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