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OLDEST KNOWN PHOTO OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT: John Quincy Adams. A daguerreotype from 1843….

OLDEST KNOWN PHOTO OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT: John Quincy Adams. A daguerreotype from 1843.
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