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[Gen. Cowan, Assistant Secretary, Interior Department, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right]

[Assistant Secretary of State Robert Bacon and diplomats] / photo by Waldon Fawcett.

Laying Keel of U.S.S. Battleship Number 39, Arrival of Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Others

BAILEY, ROBERT O. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

HAMLIN, CHARLES S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, 1913 -

HAMLIN, CHARLES S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, 1913 -

HAMLIN, CHARLES S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, 1913 -

BAILEY, ROBERT O. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

HAMLIN, CHARLES S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, 1913 -

ADEE, ALVEY AUGUSTUS. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE

ADEE, ALVEY AUGUSTUS. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE

ADEE, ALVEY AUGUSTUS. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE

[ADEE, ALVEY AUGUSTUS. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE]

VROOMAN, CARL, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF U.S.A. COMMITTEE ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: CHARLES C. JENK; C.A. McCORMICK; D.A. SKINNER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF CHAMBER; A.W. SHAW, CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE; CALVIN M. SMYTH; E. OLIVER FOWLKES; PHILIP B. FOUKE; ELLIOTT H. GOODWIN

BRECKENRIDGE, HENRY C., ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, 1913-1916

CHAMBER OF COMERCE OF U.S.A. COMMITTEE ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: CHARLES C. JENK; C.A. McCORMICK; D.A. SKINNER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF CHAMBER; A.W. SHAW, CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE; E.E. PRATT, CHIEF, BUREAU OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE; CALVIN M. SMYTH; E. OLIVER FOWLKES

BRECKENRIDGE, HENRY C. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, 1913-1916

CHAMBER OF COMERCE OF U.S.A. COMMITTEE ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: CHARLES C. JENK; C.A. McCORMICK; D.A. SKINNER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF CHAMBER; A.W. SHAW, CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE; E.E. PRATT, CHIEF, BUREAU OF FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE; CALVIN M. SMYTH; E. OLIVER FOWLKES

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Harvard R.O.T.C., passing in review for Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Major General Wood

Colleges and Universities - West Point - Ceremonies - From left to right: Secretary of War Baker, Col1l T.H. Tillman, Mr. Keppel, Assistant Secretary of War, and General March, at West Point graduation exercises, 1918

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - Assistant Secretary of War Ryan reviewing the cadets of the U.S.S. Military Aeronautics. Princeton University, New Jersey

CROWELL, BENEDICT. MAJOR, U.S.A. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, 1917. AT DESK

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Students passing in review before Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Major General Wood

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - Naval Dirigible in France. Taking out the dirigible at Paimboeuf, France, to give Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, a ride

HAMLIN, CHARLES S., ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, 1913-

CROWELL, BENEDICT. MAJOR, U.S.A. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, 1917. AT DESK

CROWELL, BENEDICT. MAJOR, U.S.A. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR, 1917. AT DESK

[Russell Cornell Leffingwell, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

Former Interior Department investigators summoned before Senate Committee. Washington, D.C., Jan. 22. Two former investigators for the Interior Department, Col. W.L. Simpson (left) and Capt. J.G. Ghoslton, were summoned today to testify before the Senate Public Lands Committee considering the nomination of Ebert K. Burlew as Assistant Secretary of Interior, 1/22/38

Theodore Douglas Robinson, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, with Mrs. Robinson and their daughter, Helen, snapped at the National Capital Horse Show today

Dr. Otto Wiedfeldt, (left) German a[...] the United States with Assistant Secretary of State [...] Wright, presents his letter of recall to President Co[...] leaving for Germany

Hannibal Price, the new Minister from Haiti, (left), who presented his credentials to President Coolidge, February 10th. The new Minister was introduced to the President by Assistant Secretary of State J. Butler Wright, shown at the right [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Dr. L.A. [...]rowe, Director General of the American Union entertains at luncheon, Sept. 15th at the Pa[...] American Annex, in honor of the Minister of Chile to England. The assistant Secretary of Labor of Chile and Hon. Manuel Gar[...] de la Huesta of Chile. In the group, front row, left to right: [...] Manuel Garcia de la Huerta; Rafael H. Elizalde Minister of E [...] Ambassador from Chile Beltran Mathieu; Minister Migu[...] Cruchaga of Chile to London; Stokeley W. Morgan, State Depart[...] back row, left to right: Dr. E. Gil Borges, Assistant Directo[...] the Pan-American Union; Assistant Secretary of Labor of Chile [...] Poblete; Dr. L.S. Rowe and Benjamin Cohen Secretary of the [...] Embassy

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Douglas Robinson, inspected the new training being given the Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md on Friday August 7th. Under the new regulations each midshipmen must take a course in aviation and learn to pilot a plane. The [...] Year Men now at the Academy are the first ones to recieve training. This picture shows Mr. Robinson (center) ready [...]ake a flight with Midshipman C.O. Larson, right. Admiral N[...] Superintendent of the Academy

President of Haiti arrives in Washington. The Secretary of State, Frank B. Kellogg, and other high officiai of the government greeted the President of Haiti, Louis Borno, upon his arrival in the NatiNational Capital, June, 14th. In the photograph, left to right: Col. Sherwood A Cheney, Military Aide to President Coolidge; J. Butler Wright, Assistant Secretary of State; Mrs. Louis Borno; President Borno and Secretary of State, Frank B. Kellogg

New Air Corps Chief takes oath of office. Maj. Gen. James F. Fechet being sworn in as Chief of the Army Air Corps to succeed Maj. Gen. Mason M. Patrick, retired. In the photograph, left to right; Maj. Charles P. Summerall, Chief of Staff. F. Trubee Davison, Assistant Secretary of War for Aviation; Lieut, Col. Joseph I. McMullen, a boyhood friend of Gen. Fechet who administered the oath; and Maj. Gen. Fechet

Uncle Sam names a committee of nine to consider legislation for Conservation of Country's Oil Resources. A Committee of None composed of three representatives of the Government, a like number from the petroleum industry and three representatives from the American Bar Association, were named by the Federal Oil Conservation Board today to consider a legislative program for the conservation of the country's natural petroleum resources. The Committee of Nine is shown standing in the photograph, left to right: W.S. Farish, Humble Oil Company, Texas; James A. Veasey, American Bar Association; Henry M. Bates, American Bar Association; Edward C. Finney, Assistant Secretary of Interior; Thes. A. O'Donnell, California Petroleum Company

President appoints committee of four cabinet members to cooperate with Red Cross in aiding flood sufferers. After making an appeal to the people of the country today for prompt and generous contributions to the American Red Cross relief fund for sufferers in the flood area of the Mississippi river, President Coolidge appointed a committee of four cabinet members to cooperate with the officers of the Red Cross in their relief work. The cabinet members met with Red Cross Officials today in Washington to determine how the Federal Government through its many agencies can best cooperate. In the photograph, left to right; (sitting) Rear Admiral E.R. Stitt, chief of U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis; Secretary of the Navy, Curtis D. Wilbur; James L. Feiser, Acting Chairman of the Red Cross; Secretary of Commerce, Herbert Hoover; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Charles S. Dewey; Secretary of the Treasury, Andrew Mellon and Miss [...]

Santa Claus receives aeroplane pilot's license from Assistant Secretary of Commerce. Although there may not be sufficient snow for his reindeer sleigh, Santa Claus will still be able to deliver his load of presents on time this Christmas by using the air route. The old saint called at the Commerce Department in Washington today where he is shown receiving an aeroplane pilot's license from Assistant Secretary of Commerce. for Aeronautics William P. MacCracken, while Clarence M. Young (right) Director of Aeronautics, Department of Commerce, looks on. Airway maps and the assurance that the lights would be burning on the airways Christmas Eve were also given to Santa

"Daddy" of Assistant Secretary of Agriculture is expert horseman at 84. Although he has passed his 84th birthday, Nelson J. Dunlap, (right) father of the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, Renick Dunlap (left) rides horseback for his daily exercise. The elder Dunlap is a Civil War veteran and a native of Kingston, Ohio, where he is a large land owner

Pretty Dorothy Fell, daughter of Mrs. Ogden L. Mills, wife of the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and her mount "Dolly" snapped at the opening of the Washington Horse Show today. She is expected to capture a blue ribbon with this horse

Uncle Sam provides Assistant Secretary of War with Airplane Office. The latest type of Curtis airplane with a special desk in the rear cockpit has just been delivered to [...] Davison, Assistant Secretary of War for Aviation, [...] his many trips to Army posts around the country, Secretary [...] is shown in the plane ready for the first trip, 12/7/27

This may help the weather reports. These transoceanic flyers, meeting in Washington with officials of the U.S. Weather Bureau and the Department of Commerce. the Meteorology Committee of the Guggenheim Foundation and representatives of other aeronautical interests, hope to help in improving weather service for aviators. Left to right, seated: Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics William P. McCracken, Jr. , Lt. A.F. Hagenberger, Col. Arthur C. Goebel, Paul Schluter, Charles Levine, left to right, standing: Emory Bronte, Edward F. Schlee, Clarence Chamberlain, Lt. Lester J. Maitland, William S. Brock, and Berndt Balchen

New solicitor for Department of Commerce is sworn in. Ephriam F. Morgan of Charleston, West Virginia, former Governor of the state of West Virginia, being sworn in as solicitor of the United States Department of Commerce to succeed Judge Stephen B. Davis, resigned. In the photograph, left to right: William P. MacCracken, Assistant Secretary of Commerce; E.W. Libbey, Chief Clerk of the Department who administered the oath; Ephriam Morgan and Walter F. Brown, Assistant Secretary of Commerce

American delegation to International Civil Aeronautics Conference. The first meeting of the American delegation to the International Civil Aeronautics Conference to be held in Washington, December 12, 13, and 14, took place today in the offices of Secretary of Commerce William F. Whiting, chairman of the delegation. In the photograph, left to right: (sitting) Nelson T. Johnson, Assistant Secretary of State; Edward P. Warner, Assistant Secretary of Navy; Wm. F. Whiting, Secretary of Commerce; [...]m. P. MacCracken, Assistant Secretary of Commerce; ...nd Harry F. Guggenheim, president of Guggenheim fund for promotion of aeronautics. Standing left to right: Lester D. Gardner, president Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce; Joseph S. Ames, Chairman, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics; and W.I. Glover, Assistant Postmaster General

Pretty Washington debutante enrolls cook of Presidental Yacht Mayflower in Red Cross. A group of Washington debutantes took charge of the Presidential Yacht Mayflower today to enroll members of the crew in the Red Cross for 1929, Miss Ann Robbins, daughter of the Assistant Secretary of War, enrolls Tom Cates, the cook amid the cheering of his mates

Col. Lindbergh attends opening of International Civil Aeronautics Conference. Col. Charles A. Lindbergh was among the prominent airmen to attend the opening session of the International Civil Aeronautics Conference in Washington today. America's air ace is shown in this photograph with (left to right) Assistant Secretary of War for Aviation F. Trubee Davison; Col. Lindbergh; Harry Guggenheim of the Guggenheim Foundation; and Edward T. Warner, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aviation

Telephone communication to Austria from United States is established. Telephone communication between the United States and Austria was inaugurated today when the Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg talked to the American Minister in Vienna Albert Henry Washb[...] and high Austrian officials. In the photograph, left to right, (sitting) J. Ruben Clark, Assistant Secretary of State; Secretar[...] of State Frank B. Kellogg; and the Austrian Minister Edgar Prochnik. Charles G. Clagt[...] General Manager of the Chesapeake and P[...] Telephone Company is standing

Assistant Secretary of War completes final plans with pilots for long air trip to Panama. Final plans were completed at Bolling Field, Washington, today for Assistant Secretary of War F. Trubee Davison, who will start on his long flight to Panama at daylight Sunday, March 11th. In the photograph, to right: Secretary Davison; Maj. Gen. James E. [...]et, Chief of Army Air Corps, who will accompany him; [...]ain Ira C. Eaker and Lieut. Muir S. Fairchild, who [...] pilot the planes

Capt. Koehl receives Medal. President Coolidge pinning the Distinguished Flying Cross on the breast of Cap. Koehl, at the White House at noon, May 2. In the group, left to right: Sanders, President Coolidge, Capt. Koehl, Baron Huenefeld, Major Fitzmaurice, Assistant Secretary of War Davison and Assistant Secretary of Commerce MacCracken

Mayor Walker of New York confers with Secretary Mellon and other members of Coolidge Cabinet. "Jimmie" Walker, the dapper Mayor of New York City, arrived in the National Capital today and immediately went into conference with Secretary of the Treasury Mellon and Postmaster General New and other high government officials regarding the proposed Federal appropriations for a new Federal court building in New York City and the removal of the present postoffice to a new site in the Metropolis. In the photograph, left to right: (sitting) Undersecretary of the Treasury Ogden L. Mills; Major Walker; Secretary Mellon; Attorney General Sargent; and Postmaster Joseph Johnson, New York City commissioner of Public Works; James A. Wetmore, acting supervising architect of the Treasury; Paul Block, newspaper publisher; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Carl T. Schuneman; and First Assistant Postmaster General John H. Bartlett

Gordon Bennett International Balloon Trophy goes to U.S. Army Air Corps. The Gordon Bennett International Balloon Trophy, property of the National Aeronautic Association by virtue of three victories by American Balloonists, was today presented to Assistant Secretary of War for Aviation F. Trubee Davison for the Army Air Corps for a year by Orville Wright, secretary of the Contest Committee of the Association An Army pilot, Captain W.G. Kemper, secured the trophy for America by winning the race from Detroit last year. In the photograph, left to right: Ray Cooper, of the National Aeronautic Association, who brought the trophy to Washington by airplane from Michigan; Brig. Gen. Benjamin Foulois, Assistant Chief of the Army Air Corps; Secretary F. Trubee Davison; Orville Wright; and Porter Adams, president of the National Aeronautic Association

Leaders of the American Legion meet in Washington to talk national defense. The National Defense Committee of the American Legion met in Washington today to consider the national defense measures now before congress. In the photograph, left to right: (front row) Col. William G. Mitchell of Virginia; Col. Charles B. Robbins, Assistant Secretary of War; Brig. Gen. Roy Hoffman of Oklahoma; chairman; and Brig. Gen. Albert L. Cox of North Carolina.. Back Row, left to right: David L. Shillinglow of Chicago; Dr. C.V. Spour of Benton Harbor, Mich.; and John Thomas Taylor, Vice Chairman of the Legion's National Legislative Committee

The Secretary of War, The Hon. Dwight Davis, and the Chief of Staff, the Deputy Chief of Staff, the assistants Chief of Staff, and the Chiefs of branches posed for a photograph on the steps of the war Dept. In the group left to right, front row, Major Gen. Frank Parker, Major Gen. Charles P. Summerall, Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary of War, Col. C.B. Robbins, Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis, Major Gen, B.H. Wells, Deputy Chief of Staff, Brig. Gen. E.E. Booth, Ass't Chief of Staff, Major Gen. Fred T. Austin, Chief of Field Artillery, Major Gen. A.L. Carmichael, Chief of Finance

Col. Lindbergh receives Harmon trophy. The highlight of today's session of the International Civil Aeronautics Conference was the presentation of the Harmon Trophy to Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, America's air ace. The trophy is awarded annually by the International League of Aviators to the man voted to have done the most for aeronautics that year In the photograph, left to right: William McCracken, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation; Pierre Etienne Flandin, Vice President of the International League of Aviators and chief of the French delegation to the air conference, who presented the trophy; Col. Lindbergh; and Orville Wright, Inventor of the first airplane in America

Reparations Committee confer with Secretary of State Stimson. Members of the American Reparations Commission, who recently returned to this country after negotiating a settlement with the European nations, were in conference with the Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson today. In the front row, seated, left to right: J. Pierpont Morgan; Secretary Stimson; and Owen D. Young, chairman. In the back row, left to right: Thomas W. Lamont; Thomas Nelson Perkins; Undersecretary of State Joseph P. Cotton; and Assistant Secretary of State William R. Castle

New Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics takes oath of office. Clarence N. Young of Des Moines, Iowa, taking the oath of office today as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronatics, suceeding William P. MacCracken, Jr., resigned. In the photo left to right: Assistant Secretary of Commerce Julius Klein; Secretary Robert P. Lamont; Clarence M. Young; Edward E. Libbey, chief clerk, and William P. MacCracken, Jr.

United States rifle champion receives medal from Assistant Secretary of War. The Assistant Secretary of War, Col. Patrick J. Hurley, who is also president of the National Rifle Association, pinning on Sergeant Jens. B. Jenson, Troop "A", 7th Calvary, the medal for the National Individual Rifle Match which he recently won at the National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. The Chief of Staff of the Army, General Charles P. Summerall, is shown on right. Sgt. Jensen was also presented with the Daniel Boone Trophy

Patrick J. Hurley takes oath of office as Secretary of War to succeed late James V. Good. Justice Harland Fiske Stone (right) Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, administering the oath of office to Patrick J. Hurley of Oklahoma, who succeeds the late James V. Good as Secretary of War. The new secretary was formerly Assistant Secretary of War. 12/9/29

Pan American Union leaders luncheon to Minister of Nicaragua. The Director of the Pan American Union, Dr. Leo S. Rowe gave a luncheon in honor of the Minister from Nicaragua Dr. Juan B. Sacasa, today. In the front row, left to right: Lawrence Richey, secretary to President Hoover; Nicaraguan Minister Dr. Juan B. Sacasa; Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams; Secretary of Labor, James J. Davis; Francis White, Assistant Secretary of State

Telephone service from land to ships at sea inaugurated from U.S. Capitol. The first commercial wireless telephone service between land and ships at sea was inaugurated today from the United States Capitol by Rep. Fred A. Britten, (R) Illinois, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, Rep. Britten talked to Commodore H.A. Cunningham aboard the S.S. Leviathan. In the photograph, left to right: Julius Klein, Assistant Secretary of Commerce; Admiral U.S. Navy; Rep. Wallace White, Chairman of House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Rep. James V. McClinic, [...] Naval Affairs Committee; Rep. Fred A. Britten; Admiral Charles F. Hughes, Chief of Operations, U.S. Navy and Samuel S. Sandberg, Shipping Board Commissioner

The Collier trophy is awarded to Uncle Sam's Department of Commerce for 1928. The Collier trophy, which is awarded annually by the National Aeronautic Association to the person or organization for the "greatest achievement in aviation in America, the value of which has been demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year" was presented to the United States Department of Commerce today by President Coolidge. The Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce received the trophy because of its valuable contribution to the furtherance of civil aeronautics. In the picture left to right, can be seen Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation, William McCracken (right) receiving the trophy from President Coolidge [White House, Washington, D.C.]

Assistant Secretary of Navy rays tribute to Late Rear Admiral Peary. Memorial services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the discovery of the North Pole by Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary were conducted at the grave of the explorer in Arlington National Cemetery today under the suspices of the Robert E. Peary Ship, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy Ernest L. Jahncke is shown placing a wreath while on his right is Rear Admiral Luther E. Gregory, Chief of Civil Engineers, United States Navy

Acting Secretaries. Joseph P. Cotton, left, Undersecretary of State and [Ernest?], Assistant Secretary of the Navy who are now the heads of their respective departments during the absence of Secretary Stimson and Secretary Adams who are attending the London Naval Arms parley

Interesting callers at White House. After serving 47 years in the United States Navy, Rear Admiral Andrew T. Long (left) retires today. This photograph was made at the White House after Admiral Long called on President Hoover, accompanied by Assistant Secretary of the Navy Ernest Lee Jahnke (center) and Rear Admiral Mark L. Bristol, who succeeds Long as Chairman of the General Board of the Navy

Dr. Eckener calls on Assistant Secretary of Navy Jahnke. Dr. Hugo Eckener, left, who is in Washington to receive a special medal from the National Geographic Society, photographed by Assistant Secretary of the Navy Erhesest Jahnke at the Navy Department today

Marines receive decorations. Four officers of the United States Marine Corps were decorated with the Navy Corps today for distinguished services in Nicaragua. The [...] reading from left to right, were: Lieut. Edwin U. Hakala of Detroit, Mich.; Captain William R. McNulty of Antrim, Pa.; Major Miles R. Thaer of Fort Niobararo, Neb.; and Col. James T. Buttrick of Newport, R.I., who is receiving the model from Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Jahnke, while Maj. Gen. Ben H. Fuller, Commandant of the Marine Corps, reads the citation

New British Ambassador presents credentials to President Hoover at White House. Sir Ronald Lindsay, who recently arrived in Washington to replace Sir Esme Howard as Ambassador from Great Britain, presented his letters of credence to President Hoover at the White House today. In the photograph, left to right: Capt. Allen Buchannan, White House Naval aide; Sir Ronald Lindsay; and Francis White, Assistant Secretary of State

Navy's crack speed pilot faces Senate Committee seeking reason for resignation. Lieut. Al Williams, crack Navy speed pilot who recently resigned rather than accept a transfer to sea, appeared before a special Senate Naval l Affairs subcommittee today. The committee is investigating the reason for the resignation of the noted pilot. In the photograph, left to right: Senator Patrick J. Sullivan, Wyoming; Lieut. Williams; Senator Millard E. Tydings, Maryland, chairman; and David S. Ingalls, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aviation

President Hoover presents special gold medal to Admiral Byrd. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd receiving from President Hoover the special gold of the National Geographic Society at the White House today. In the photograph, left to right; Gilbert Grosvener, President of the National Geographic Society; Admiral Byrd; President Hoover; and Ernest Lee Jahnke, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Widow of noted flyer receive medal. 12/13/30, Mrs. Florence Shaw Page receives the Distinguished Flying Cross awarded posthumously to the late Capt. Arthur H. Page, U.S. Marines, for this "pioneering" scientific [...] and successful accomplishment in the art of blind flying." The particular flight for which he received the medal was from Omaha to Anacostia, D.C., the distance of 1,000 miles having been made by flying blind the entire distance in one day. Capt. Page was also noted for having won the Curtiss Marine Trophy Race last spring, flying the 100-mile course at an average of 164 miles an hour. He died from injuries received when his plane crashed during the Thompson Trophy Race at Chicago last September. In the photograph, left to right: Maj. Gen. Ben H. Fuller, Commandant of the Marine Corps.; Mrs. Page and Ernest Lee Jahncke, Assistant Secretary of the Navy

Navy honors twenty-first anniversary of discovery of North Pole by Admiral Peary. Today was the twenty-first anniversary of the discovery of the North Pole by Admiral Robert E. Peary and fitting exercises were held at the Peary tomb in Arlington National Cemetary to commemorate the event. Assistant Secretary of the Navy Ernest Lee Jahnke, is shown placing a wreath

Broadcast message to veterans. A Christmas message to veterans and soldiers throughout the United States was broadcast over the Columbia network Wednesday, Dec. 17, by, left to right: Ralph T. O'Neil, National Commander of the American Legion; Gen. Frank T. Hines, Administrator of the Veterans' Bureau, and F. Trubee Davison, Assistant Secretary of War or Aviation. 12/18/30

Aviation leaders plan uniform laws. Leaders in the field of aviation from all over the country met in Washington today for the National Conference on Uniform Aeronautic Regulatory Laws. Maj. Clarence M. Young, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation, acted as chairman of the sessions. In the photograph, left to right, seated: Capt. Frank M. Hawks, noted speed flyer and glider pilot; Maj. Young; Alfred J. Williams, former Navy speed ace, and Charles S. ("Casey") Jones, famous pilot and vice-president of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Standing: W.S.Mayo, chief aeronautical engineer of the Ford Company, and State Senator J. Griswold Webb, chairman of the New York State Aviation Commission. 12/16/30

Dr. Klein, assistant secretary of

TECHNICAL WORKS OF ARTS PROJECTS. FROM THE LEFT: EDWARD BRUCE, SECRETARY OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF FINE ARTS TO THE TREASURY; MRS. ROOSEVELT; L.W. ROBERT, JR., ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF TREASURY; FORBES WATSON, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS OF ART PROJECT

MARINES AVIATION AWARD GIVEN. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PRESENTS FIRST LIEUTENANT DAVID LORD, COMMANDING OBSERVATION SQUADRON SEVEN OF THE MARINE CORPS, WITH THE HERBERT SCHIFF TROPHY, GIVEN ANNUALLY TO THE SQUADRON OR UNIT WHICH LOGS THE GREATEST NUMBER OF FLIGHT HOURS WITH THE MINIMUM OF ACCIDENTS. STANDING ON THE RIGHT IS COL. H.L. ROOSEVELT, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY

New Director, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce takes oath of office. Prof. Claudius T. Murchison, of Hickory, North Carolina, who has been named by President Roosevelt to be Director, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the U.S. Department of Commerce, took the oath of office this morning. In the photograph, left to right: John Dickinson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce; E.W. Libbey, chief clerk of Commerce Department, who administered the oath; Claudius T. Murchison; and Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Roper, 6/6/34

POSTMASTER GENERAL JAMES A. FARLEY AND MRS. ROOSEVELT, INSPECTING THE FIRST SHEET; CLINTON B. EILENBERGER, 3RD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL AND L.W. ROBERTS, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY

International Air Path Conference. R. Walton Moore, Assistant Secretary of State, left, and Juan T. Trippe, President of Pan-American Airways, studying International routes for airplanes. A meeting was held to recommend methods of promoting and preserving American interests in international air lanes. 10/31/35

Takes the stand. Ewing Y. Mitchell, the ousted Assistant Secretary of Commerce, takes the oath before the Senate Commerce to tell all he knows about alleged graft and corruption in his former department. 6/19/35

Bombardment starts. On the right of the table, profile showing, is Ewing Y. Mitchell, ousted Assistant Secretary of Commerce, appearing before the Senate Commerce committee to tell his charges of graft in the Commerce Department. On the left are Senators Arthur Vandenberg, R. of Mich., and Royal S. Copeland, D. of N.Y. 6/19/35

FIRST LADY AT DANCE. MRS. ROOSEVELT, AT LEFT, AND HER PARTY AS THEY ATTENDED THE PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT BIRTHDAY BALL AT THE SHOREHAM HOTEL. FROM THE LEFT: MRS. ROOSEVELT; ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY HENRY L. ROOSEVELT; RAY BAKER, CHAIRMAN OF THE BALLADOR OSWALDO ARANHA, CENTER, AND PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT COMPLETED THE PICTURE

On war profits. Secretary of War Dern, left, appears before the House Military Affairs Committee to give testimony on the McSwain Take-the-Profits-Out-of-War resolution. From the left: Sec. Dern; Rep. John J. McSwain, D. of S.C., chairman, and Assistant Secretary of War Harry H. Woodring. 1/28/35

First RU[...] Opening the first run of the Michigan centennial stamp of which there will be 65,000,000. The run will be started in Michigan on the first of November. The opening was attended by Postmaster General James A. Farley, Orville Atwood, Secretary of state of Michigan, and L.W. Roberts, assistant secretary of State. L.to R.: L.W. Roberts, Orville Atwood, P.M.G. Farley, 10/24/35

Protecting U.S. International aviation routings. This committee met in the State Department to recommend appropriate steps to protect and foster the development of American interests in the field of International aviation. The particular case in mind is the Pan-American route to the Orient. From the left, seated: Eugene Vidal, Director, Bureau of Air Commerce, Dpt. of Comm.; Stephen Gibbons, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; R. Branch, 2nd Postmaster General in charge of Air Mail; Richard Southgate, chief of the Protocol Division, State Department; Juan T. Trippe, President of Pan-American and Witness before the group. Back row-William Miller, Bureau of Air Commerce; Rex Martin, Assistant Director of the Bureau, and Stephen Latchford, of the Treaty Division of the State Department. 10/31/35

Defendants. Joseph Weaver, left, head of the Bureau of Navigation and Steamboat Inspection, and Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Roper, photographed at the Senate Commerce committee where Ewing Y. Mitchell, ousted assistant Secretary of Commerce, charged that steamboat inspectors accepted "gratuities" from ship operators. He alleged "graft," 6/21/35

Protecting your health. Josephine Roche, left, Assistant Secretary of Treasury, and Surgeon General H.S. Cumming, appear before the House Ways and Means Committee and reported that $200,000,000 is needed for state and federal health work. 1/28/35

Still in disagreement. This executive photograph taken at the coal strike conference in Washington found the principles as far apart as the poles. From the left: Edward F. McGrady, Assistant Secretary of Labor; James F. Dewey, Labor Department conciliator; John L. Lewis, President of United Mine Workers, and M. L. Garvey, Coal Operator of New Riverfield, W.Va. Mr. Lewis said several plans of compromise had been under discussion but that nine cents a tone was the last work from him, "take it or leave it." McGrady told newsmen that FERA Hopkins had assured relief to striking miners when it became necessary, 9/24/35

Wash. D.C. Draper in new office. Ernest G. Draper of New York City, photographed at his desk after he took office as Assistant Secretary of Commerce, succeeding John Dickinson, who has been named Assistant Attorney General. 9/12/35

May get graft quiz order. Joseph B. Keehan, Assistant Attorney General, left, talks with Sen. Royal S. Copeland, D. of N.Y., at the Senate Commerce Committee which is hearing the graft charges of Ewing Y. Mitchell, ousted Assistant Secretary of Commerce, who wants the G-men to carry on the investigation of alleged improprieties in the Commerce Department. 6/19/35

Wash. D.C. Draper gets Commerce post., Ernest G. Draper, left, of New York City, about to receive his commission as Assistant Secretary of Commerce from Secretary Daniel C. Roper. From the left: Draper, Assistant Secretary J.M. Johnson and Secretary Roper. 9/12/35

Horse show enthusiasts. Warrenton, Va. Perry Heath, Grand Rapids, Iowa, industrialists and assistant Secretary of the Treasury under Hoover, left, and Mrs. George Sloane and George Sloane of Middleburg, Va., and their daughter Miss Anne, photographed in the Sloane box of the Warrenton Horse Show. 10/12/35

Senate passes on commerce tangle. Members of the Senate Commerce Committee and Secretary Daniel C. Roper, right, discuss phases of the charges hurled by ousted Assistant Secretary Ewing Y. Mitchell that graft exists in several bureaus of the Commerce Department. From the left: Sen. Pat McCarran, D. of Nev.; Sen. Arthur Vandenberg, R. of Mich., and Sec. Roper. The committee turned the investigation over to the Department of Justice, 6/20/35

Sifting graft charges. Sen. Royal S. Copeland, D. of N.Y., left, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee hearing graft charges offered by Ewing Y. Mitchell, right, ousted Assistant Secretary of Commerce. Mitchell was criticised several times by senators who said he was not revealing new information, but rehashing matters which were incorporatedin the Congressional record years ago, 6/19/35

Assistant Secretary of War Louis A. Johnson(?) photographed in his home. Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of War Louis A. Johnson(?) photographed in his home. Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of War Louis A. Johnson(?) photographed in his home. Washington, D.C.

Crop Insurance Committee meets for first time. Washington, D.C. Sept. 25. Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace, as chairman called the crop insurance committee appointed by President Roosevelt this week into session today for the first time. The first thing the committee will consider, Wallace said, is on what crops the first "experiment" in crop insurance should be made. n the picture, left to right; (front row) Wayne C. Taylor; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; Secretary Wallace; and Ernest G. Draper, Assistant Secretary of Commerce. In the rear, left to right: Roy M. Green, Bureau of Agricultural Economics; Dr. A.G. Black, chief, Bureau of Agricultural Economics; and H.R. Tolley, Administrator, AAA