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1950 Lincoln Presidential Limousine Used by Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dietrich, Raymond H., 1893?-19801950

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

This massive convertible Lincoln was built for President Harry S Truman in 1950, but it is most associated with Truman's successor Dwight D. Eisenhower, who used the car from 1952 until 1960. Eisenhower added the distinctive plastic "bubble top." Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson also used this car as a spare until its retirement in 1967.

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  • Title: 1950 Lincoln Presidential Limousine Used by Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Creator: Dietrich, Raymond H., 1893?-1980
  • Date: 1950/1967
  • Date Created: 1950
  • Location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Subject Keywords: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969, Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963, United States. President, United States. Secret Service, United States presidents, Presidential inaugurations, Parades, Presidential automobiles, Limousines, Lincoln automobile, Convertibles, Sedans, Automobiles
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Automobile
  • Object ID: 67.74.1
  • Image ID: THF91130
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company, Lincoln-Mercury Division.

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