KN-C18519. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 857, Authorizing Establishment of Cape Cod National Seashore Park

KN-C18519. President John F. Kennedy Signs S. 857, Authorizing Establishment of Cape Cod National Seashore Park
7 August 1961
President John F. Kennedy signs S. 857, a bill authorizing the establishment of Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The act was legislated to preserve a portion of the shoreline of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Standing behind President Kennedy are (L-R): Legislative Assistant to Senator Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts, Jonathan Moore; Representative Thomas J. Lane of Massachusetts; Representative Hastings Keith of Massachusetts; Representative Silvio O. Conte of Massachusetts (in profile, partially hidden); Senator Frank E. Moss of Utah; Senator Benjamin A. Smith of Massachusetts; Representative John P. Saylor of Pennsylvania; Senator Ernest Gruening of Alaska; unidentified; Representative J. T. Rutherford of Texas; Representative Harold D. Donohue of Massachusetts; Senator Gordon Allott of Colorado; Representative James A. Burke of Massachusetts; Representative Wayne N. Aspinall of Colorado; Under Secretary of the Interior, James K. Carr; and Representative Edward Boland of Massachusetts (mostly hidden). Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.
1 negative (color; 2 1/4 inches x 2 1/4 inches)
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Naval Aide to the President. (1961 - 1963)