Governor William P. Hobby is breaking ground for the pecan tree that will be planted by General John Pershing. General Pershing, along with other spectators, is standing behind Governor Hobby. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Pershing Day, Governor William P. Hobby breaking ground for the pecan tree planted by General John Pershing, at Rice Institute." (1920) Rice University: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/72121.
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