Military personnel on the West Front of the Capitol on Sunday during a rehearsal for the Inauguration Ceremony in Washington.
The early morning sky brightens on the West Front of the Capitol on Sunday during a rehearsal for the Inauguration Ceremony in Washington.
Chris Bullock, of Landover, Md., checks to see that the letters on a three dimensional inauguration seal are fitting tightly, in preparation of Barack Obama's inauguration, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Hargrove Inc. in Lanham, Md.
Journalists stand on a platform as they watch work continuing at the site of President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, which will be Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.
This mixed media collage by Shepard Fairey, photo courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, titled “Barack Obama,” will be on view at the Portrait Gallery by Inauguration Day, the Smithsonian Institution announced on Wednesday.
The green custom-made hitch wagon, built by Horton resident Don Werner, will roll past the White House during the Presidential Inaugural Parade. The wagon was purchased by McCrossan Boys Ranch in Sioux Falls, SD, where this picture was taken.
Owners of Werner Wagon Works, Don and Connie Werner, stand in their Horton shop. The couple are thrilled to have one of Don's wagons picked to be in the Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20.
In this Nov. 9, 2008, file photo, worshippers celebrate during a sermon by Rev. J. Rayfield Vines Jr., as he mentions the election of President-elect Barack Obama, at the Hungary Road Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. The Library of Congress wants to collect video and audio clips of sermons on inauguration week to be preserved in a public collection.