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The Visit of Dwight D. Eisenhower

General Dwight D. Eisenhower visited Eisenhower High School on March 22, 1963.

Eisenhower greets EHS

Revisit the past--

  • Text from Eisenhower's memorial service held in gymnasium. Includes text from Eisenhower's address to students and staff during his 1963 visit.
  • Photos from Eisenhower's visit
  • Memorabilia from the Eisenhower museum in Abilene, Kansas
  • Story about the acquisition of the Eisenhower bust
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower issue of the Eagle's Eye (10/18/68)
  • Eisenhower commemorative coin from the Marshall Islands

Unfortunately, many details from his visit now are beginning to slip beyond recollection. In the picture below, two of the dignitaries cannot be identified. It is believed that one is Mr. F. Eugene Mueller, Superintendent of schools. Can anyone help us identify the pictures?

Group of dignitaries at Eisenhower s speech
Seated l to r: Mr. Leslie Schumacher, Vice Principal; Randy Wheaton, Sr. High ASB President; Bill Vaughan, Jr. High ASB President; unknown; unknown; Mrs. Helen Dollahan, Vice Principal; General Eisenhower; Mr. Edward Ryan, Principal