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Photos of Inauguration Week Events
See a variety of photos of the 2017 Inauguration and inaugural related events ranging from official government sponsored celebrations to organized public demonstrations. Do you have some favorite pictures of your own to share? To submit your photos for consideration to be included in this gallery, please send an email with the image and a description to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Photo: Supreme Court Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to U.S. President Donald Trump as his wife Melania Trump holds the Bible on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
See these images to get a glimpse of the festivities. Check back as more are added.
For a complete guide to all of the events, see Presidential Inauguration 2017.Continue to 2 of 25 below.
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Inaugural Concert on the Eve of the Swearing-in Ceremony
President-elect Donald J. Trump and family stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial as fireworks expolode overhead at the inaugural concert on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected for Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.Continue to 3 of 25 below.
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Donald J. Trump and Melania Trump: Inauguration Photo
President-elect of The United States Donald J. Trump and first lady-elect of The United States Melania Trump arrive at the 'Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration concert at the Lincoln Memorial in January 19, 2017 in Washington, DCContinue to 4 of 25 below.
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Inauguration Welcome Concert Held At The Lincoln Memorial: Inauguration Photo
President-elect Donald J. Trump and wife Melania Trump visit the Lincoln Memorial statue after the inaugural concert on the eve of the 2017 Inauguration.Continue to 5 of 25 below.
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Trump and Obama: Inauguration Photo
President Barack Obama greets President Elect Donald Trump on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 6 of 25 below.
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Crowd at the 2017 Inauguration: Inauguration Photo
President Elect Donald Trump arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. This photo shows the crowd at the inaugural swearing in ceremony.Continue to 7 of 25 below.
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Trump Inauguration Protests and Demonstrations
Due to the negative rhetoric of the 2017 election, an unprecedented number of people are expected to visit the nation's capital during the weekend of the inauguration of Donald Trump to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and petition. See a guide to all of the Inauguration Protests and Rallies in Washington DC.Continue to 8 of 25 below.
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Mike Pence Takes the VP Oath of Office: Inauguration Photo
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as his wife Karen Pence looks on, on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 9 of 25 below.
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Ivanka Trump and her Family
Ivanka Trump, with her husband Jared Kushner and their children, depart after her father President Donald Trump formally signed his cabinet nominations into law, in the President's Room of the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, January 20, 2017.Continue to 10 of 25 below.
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U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps
The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps marches during the Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.Continue to 11 of 25 below.
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Presidential Inaugural Parade
A view of atmosphere at the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 12 of 25 below.
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PETA Mascots Attend the Inauguration
PETA's mascots—wearing Uncle Sam-style top hats—encouraging everyone to "Make America Great—Go Vegan." People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 5 million members and supporters.Continue to 13 of 25 below.
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Parade: Inauguration Photos
A view of atmosphere at the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 14 of 25 below.
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Trumps Walk in the Inaugural Parade
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) waves to supporters as he walks the parade route with first lady Melania Trump during the Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States.Continue to 15 of 25 below.
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Protesters hold up signs during the Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 16 of 25 below.
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Presidential Reviewing Stand
The President and VIPs watch the inaugural parade from the Presidential Reviewing Stand which is specially built in front of the White House for the Inauguration.Continue to 17 of 25 below.
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Protesters: Donald Trump Inauguration
Protesters sit in the street in downtown Washington following the inauguration of President Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Washington and the entire world have watched the transfer of the United States presidency from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, the 45th president.Continue to 18 of 25 below.
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President Trump and First Lady at the Freedom Ball
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at the Freedom Ball on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump will attend a series of balls to cap his Inauguration day.Continue to 19 of 25 below.
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Women's March on Washington Photo
Protesters assemble on the National Mall during the Women's March on Washington January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. The march is expected to draw thousands from across the country to protest newly inaugurated President Donald Trump.Continue to 20 of 25 below.
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Women's March on Washington
Protesters gather during the Women's March on Washington January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. The march drew thousands from across the country to protest newly inaugurated President Donald Trump.Continue to 21 of 25 below.
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Women's March on Washington
The streets of Washington DC were packed with women and men to send a message to President Trump and defend the rights of all people.Continue to 22 of 25 below.
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March on Washington
General view of the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.Continue to 23 of 25 below.
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Construction of Inauguration Viewing Standing: Inauguration Photo
The front of the U.S. Capitol is modified every four years with a special platform with a stage for the Presidential Inauguration. The platform is designed with seating for all of the VIPs and security features to protect them. In September 2016, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies and the Architect of the Capitol held a Nail Ceremony launching the construction on the inaugural platform. This photo shows construction workers building a scaffolding at the West Front of the Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The 58th Presidential Inaugural Platform will be more than 10,000 square feet. The platform is constructed entirely from scratch for each inaugural ceremony. The completed platform will hold approximately 1,600 inaugural guests, including members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, cabinet members and nominees, Supreme Court justices, former presidents, and the president and vice president and their families.Continue to 24 of 25 below.
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Inaugural Parade Presidential Reviewing Stand: Inauguration Photo
Workers build the structure of the inaugural parade presidential reviewing stand that will be positioned in front of the White House in Washington, DC. A special and secure platform is built for the President, Vice President, their spouses and special guests to watch the parade as it passes along Pennsylvania Avenue. The tradition of an Inaugural parade dates back to the very first Inauguration and includes a procession of government officials, members of Congress, military bands, and others.Continue to 25 of 25 below.
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Inaugural Parade Rehearsal: Inauguration Photo
Law enforcement and marching bands will rehearse their parade assignments and activities a few days before the events on January 20, 2017. The parade is organized by the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region and includes dozens of marching bands, marching units, mounted units, and other performers.