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    KN-C19294. Former President Harry S. Truman Plays Piano
    White House Photographs1 November 1961

    Former President Harry S. Truman plays piano at a dinner in his honor. Pianist Eugene List stands behind President Truman. Seated in the background are (L-R): President John F. Kennedy, Roberta Vinson (dark hair, white necklace), First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. East Room, White House, Washingt...

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    ST-254-4-61. President John F. Kennedy with Democratic Candidate for Governor of New Jersey Richard J. Hughes and Family
    White House Photographs2 November 1961

    President John F. Kennedy poses with the family of Democratic candidate for Governor of New Jersey Richard J. Hughes. President Kennedy (third from left), Elizabeth Hughes (fourth from right, wearing a white necklace), and Richard J. Hughes (second from right). The Hughes’ children and nephew include: John J. Hughes; William Michael Murphy, Jr.; Pa...

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    Photograph of Empress of Iran Farah Pahlavi
    Gifts from Heads of StateApril 14, 1962

    Black and white portrait photograph of the Empress of Iran Farah Pahlavi wearing a diamond tiara, earrings, and necklace. She was the 4th wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The photograph is in a silver frame with a Persian crown in gold relief on the upper edge. The lower portion of the photograph is inscribed to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

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    ST-A28-30-62. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with John F. Kennedy, Jr.
    White House Photographs27 November 1962

    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy laughs as her son, John F. Kennedy, Jr., plays with her simulated-pearl necklace in John’s nursery, following a joint birthday party for him and his sister, Caroline Kennedy. White House, Washington, D.C.

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    Photograph of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg & Prince Felix
    Gifts from Heads of StateMay 1, 1963

    Black and white photograph of the Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg standing next to Prince Felix. She is wearing a pearl necklace and a mink stole, he is dressed in uniform. The photograph is in a gold plated frame with a crown insignia on upper edge.

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    ST-C168-17-63. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with John F. Kennedy, Jr.
    White House Photographs21 May 1963

    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy holds John F. Kennedy, Jr. (playing with his mother’s necklace) in the North Portico of the White House, Washington, D.C., following Major L. Gordon Cooper’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) presentation ceremony. All others are unidentified.

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    Necklace, Bracelet, and Earring Set
    Gifts from Heads of State

    Necklace made of nine flat ivory disc beads graduated toward front. The set includes a matching bracelet and a pair of ivory disc earrings with clip-on backs.

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    Seated Buddha
    Gifts from Heads of State11th century, Pala School

    Stone carving of Buddha seated under the Bodhi tree. His right hand touches the earth in the "Bhumi-sparsa" attitude calling the earth to witness the fact of the Buddhahood. This Buddha is wearing a crown, necklace and earrings designating him as the enlightened one destined to be king. He wears robes of a sanyasi, the symbol of his renunciation. A...

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    Ceremonial Welcome Necklace
    Gifts from Heads of State

    A Necklace made of a chain of gold tinsel with sequins and embroidery on red paper. The center emblem is in the shape of a embroidered with three five-petaled flowers. This welcome necklace is tranditionally considered a symbolic emblem of brotherhood.

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    Ceremonial Welcome Necklace
    Gifts from Heads of State

    A necklace made of foil, cloth, and metal wire with a heart-shaped emblem. The heart emblem has a background of yellow fabric decorated with orange and green beads, sequins and gold embroidery. This necklace is considered a symbolic emblem of brotherhood.

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