Souvenirs and clippings about a group of Teen Aged Republicans (TAR) from Hamilton County who traveled to Washington, DC for the Nixon presidential inauguration in January, 1969. Fred Landry participated with the group from the McCallie School.
a) Invitation for a black-tie event sponsored by the Young Americans Committee of the 1969 Presidential Inauguration. It took place on Saturday, January 18, 1969 at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
b) RSVP reply card for the event in (a).
c) Hand-written index card with schedule, presumably for the Washington event.
d) Chattanooga Times clipping dated January 19, 1969. Byline Nina A. Steers, Washington. Headline: YOUNG AMERICANS HONOR REP. BROCK -- Chattanoogans and Others From Area Arriving for Inauguration. It lists the attendees from TAR, as well as other Chattanoogans attending the Inauguration as guests of Congressman Bill Brock, who was named a Distinguished Legislator by the Young Americans Inaugural Committee.
e) Newspaper clipping of a photo of David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower signing autographs at the Young Americans Inaugural Salute reception in Washington. A face in the background is circled and tagged "Fred?"
f) Newspaper clipping (no date or pub. name) with photo. Headline: COUNTY'S TEEN-AGE REPUBLICANS CONTINUE TO SHARE IN VICTORY. Talks about the TAR's upcoming trip to the Inauguration and lists participants.
g) Small newspaper clipping (no date or pub. name) Headline: TAR'S BROUGHT TO HEEL about the teen's bus getting rocks trown at it by hippies.
h) Return envelope for Young Americans reception.
|Dates of Creation||January 1969|
|Extent of Description||
a) 5.50" x 8.50"
b) 5.50" x 3.50"
c) 5.00" x 3.00"
d) 2.50" x 19.50"
e) 5.25" x 5.25"
f) 6.50" x 15.00"
g) 4.00" x 1.00"
h) 6.50" x 5.00"