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The one best belle of the ball

Glackens, L. M. (Louis M.), 1866-1933
Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Joseph G. Cannon, Charles W. Fairbanks, and Thomas C. Platt all wear dresses for a ball. Roosevelt has selected Taft as the "best belle of the ball" - the best candidate for the Republican Party in the 1908 presidential election.
Balls (Parties), Clothing and dress, Presidents--Nomination, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930, Cannon, Joseph Gurney, 1836-1926, Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918, Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910
Theodore Roosevelt Center
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