Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Title

Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Description

The 2009 Presidential Inauguration was the first in which the entire length of the Mall was open to spectators. In previous years, parts of the Mall were used as staging areas for the inaugural parade. In this photo you can see that the crowds stretched all the way back to the Lincoln Memorial.

Source

Department of Defense via Wikimedia Commons. View original.

Date

1/20/2009

Coverage

Original Format

Photograph

Description

The 2009 Presidential Inauguration was the first in which the entire length of the Mall was open to spectators. In previous years, parts of the Mall were used as staging areas for the inaugural parade. In this photo you can see that the crowds stretched all the way back to the Lincoln Memorial.

Creator

Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Meneguin, U.S. Air Force

Date

1/20/2009

Coverage

2000-present

Source

Department of Defense via Wikimedia Commons. View original.