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Cherry Trees Planted in Washington, D.C.


Portrait of First Lady Helen Herron Taft, 1909.

First Lady Helen Herron Taft championed the cherry tree cause in Washington, D.C.

CREDIT: Mrs. William Howard Taft, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, 1909. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-25804 DLC.

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