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Fonds AM758 - E.H. Lukin Johnston fonds

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E.H. Lukin Johnston fonds

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  • 1923 (Creation)
    Johnston, E.H. Lukin

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  • 0.07 m of textual records
  • ca. 55 photographs

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E. H. Lukin Johnston was a reporter for the Vancouver Province. In 1923, he was assigned, as the only non-American reporter, to report on the tour of Alaska by U.S. President, Warren G. Harding, who visited Vancouver en route.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook of the articles written by Johnston during the Harding tour. There are also a considerable number of photographs taken during the tour.

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Donated by Derek Lukin Johnston in 1981.


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Harding was the the first President to travel to the territory. He travelled aboard the U.S.S. "Henderson", leaving Tacoma, Washington on July 6. the President stopped at numberous coastal towns, such as Skagway, Ketchikan and Juneau. He returned via Vancouver, stopping at the city on July 26 and attended several social occasions. His most prominent speech was to a large gathering in Stanley Park. Harding then returned to San Francisco, where he died on August 2, 1923.

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Folder formerly located at 584-A-06 fld 02.

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  • Box: 727-A-02 fld 15