General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Photographs of U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Presidential and Diplomatic Events

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General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Photographs of U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Presidential and Diplomatic Events

1945-1992

This series consists of photographs of U.S presidents and vice presidents. The majority of the photographs record Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower engaged in official functions and President Lyndon B. Johnson receiving royalty, heads of state, and other diplomats following the funeral for President John F. Kennedy. Eisenhower is pictured giving speeches at press conferences, conferring honors, and meeting with heads of departments and government officials, such as Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. He is also pictured with heads of states and other important individuals, including United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld, Madame Vijaya Lakshimi Pandit, King Saud, President Sukarno, and Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Other photographs of note, include six photographs documenting the August 19 - 21, 1961, visit of Vice President Johnson to Bonn and West Berlin, West Germany. Johnson is shown with West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt and West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. Foreign dignitaries pictured with Johnson at a reception following the Kennedy funeral include Queens Beatrix and Frederika, King Baudouin I, Emperor Haile Selassie, Prince Norodom Kantol, General Charles de Gaulle, Chancellor Ludwig Erhard, President Eamon de Valera, President Diosadado Macapagal, Vice President William R. Tolbert, Jr., Chairman Anastas Mikoyan, and Secretary General U Thant. Dr. Ralph Bunche, the United Nations Undersecretary for Special Political Affairs is also among the guests pictured. There is some photographic coverage of Presidents Richard M. Nixon, James E. "Jimmy" Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush at presidential and diplomatic functions. In addition, the series includes portraits of Eisenhower, Nixon, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Vice Presidents Hubert H. Humphrey and J. Danforth "Dan" Quayle.

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