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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Honors Ford's 100th Birthday

Gerald R. Ford would have turned 100 years old on July 14, 2013.

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    The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids on July 14, 2013.
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    Local Boy Scouts stand at attention ahead of the wreath-laying at President Ford's tomb.
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    Members of the Ford family, their friends, and those who want to pay their respects to Gerald R. Ford gathered by his and Mrs. Ford's graves.
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    The heat didn't keep a crowd from gathering for the centennial wreath-laying at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.
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    Susan Ford Bales opened the wreath-laying ceremony.
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    A wreath from President Obama is placed at the grave.
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    Members of the Ford family place their wreath at President Ford's tomb.
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    The captain and crew members from the USS Gerald R. Ford place their wreath at the grave.
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    Some of the shipbuilders constructing the USS Gerald R. Ford place a wreath at the grave.
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    Friends and family place flowers at Mrs. Ford's grave.
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    The wreaths and flowers have all been placed at the Fords' graves.
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    Navy officers, museum and foundation staff members, and Susan Ford Bales unveil a model of the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier is under construction, and will be the first of the Ford Class.
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    Ford as U of M player...Padnos sculpture
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    Outside the museum
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    New carrier model
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    New Ford class carrier. Very cool...
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    Agnew Resignation letter
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    With his parents during WWII service.
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    congressional desk
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    Nixon resigns actual letter.
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    oval office
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    George Washington Picture
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    oval office
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    Presidential gifts exhibit.
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    Saigon escape chopper
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    Artwork given
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    Handwritten note from Queen Elizabeth.
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    Pistol from Squeaky Fromme assassination attempt.
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    Whip Inflation NOW...WIN.
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    Flag from Ford Coffin
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    gift store
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    expansion plans
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    pools outside museum