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Public Domain Picture: Vice President Henry Wilson Plaque

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Vice President Henry Wilson Plaque
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Vice President Henry Wilson Plaque
Bronze, 10-1/2' x 14-1/2' Placed 1902 Vice President's Room Text of the Plaque IN THIS ROOM HENRY WILSON VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND A SENATOR FOR EIGHTEEN YEARS DIED NOVEMBER 22 1875 THE SON OF A FARM LABORER. NEVER AT SCHOOL MORE THAN TWELVE MONTHS. IN YOUTH A JOURNEYMAN SHOEMAKER, HE RAISED HIMSELF TO THE HIGH PLACES OF FAME, HONOR AND POWER, AND BY UNWEARIED STUDY MAKE HIMSELF AN AUTHORITY IN THE HISTORY OF HIS COUNTRY AND OF LIBERTY AND AN ELOQUENT PUBLIC SPEAKER TO WHOM SENATE AND PEPLE EAGERLY LISTENED. HE DEALT WITH AN CONTROLLED VAST PUBLIC EXPENDITURE DURING A GREAT CIVIL WAR, YET LIVED AND DIED POOR, AND LEFT TO HIS GRATEFUL COUNTRYMEN THE MEMORY OF AN HONORABLE PUBLIC SERVICE, AND A GOOD NAME FAR BETTER THAN RICHES. This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is being made available for educational, scholarly, news or personal purposes (not advertising or any other commercial use). When any of these images is used the photographic credit line should read “Architect of the Capitol.” These images may not be used in any way that would imply endorsement by the Architect of the Capitol or the United States Congress of a product, service or point of view. For more information visit
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