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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 August

Men Honored at 40th Annual American Legion Department of Virginia Convention in Roanoke, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Members of the American Legion of Virginia fill the audience of their convention at the Hotel Roanoke. Department of Virginia Commander Reverend John Howard presents Roanoke Mayor Walter L. Young with a key to the city of Chicago, where the national convention will be held. Wilbur C. "Dan" Daniel presents Major General Sheppard Crump with an award; Colonel Allen C. Perkinson receives an award from Howard; Thomas C. Chisman receives an award.
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