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  • Jolly Iris

    Navy Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson had played the accordian often for FDR during the polio-stricken presidents frequent visits to Warm Springs, GA. In this photo Graham was leading the funeral procession of the president, with tears streaming down his face while he played songs like "Goin' Home" and "Nearer My God to Thee." Photographer: Ed Clark, 1945. (The famous photo ran in Life Magazine)

  • Stephanie Ellis

    "Among the Mourners", 1945. In Warm Springs, GA, President FDR was scheduled to attend a barbeque on the day he died. As the train that carried his body passes, Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson plays "Going Home".

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  • K.a. Stark

    I agree with you. I want to yank up some pants when I'm out in public these days!

  • kat ruggiero

    Well this is how a Patrician dressed. He was an aristocrat. Every thing he's wearing is tailor made from his hat to his shoes. Even today you do not see people of his upbringing and wealth with pants on the ground

  • Mark Watson

    Brilliant!

  • K.a. Stark

    Too True, Kat Ruggiero. Still, even us " lower classes" can dress with some degree of modesty and decorum. :D