KN-C23586. President John F. Kennedy Designates Frederick Douglass Home Part of National Park System

KN-C23586. President John F. Kennedy Designates Frederick Douglass Home Part of National Park System
5 September 1962
President John F. Kennedy signs a law designating Frederick Douglass’ home as a part of the National Park System in the National Capital. Standing (L-R): Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Public Lands Management, John A. Carver; former Secretary of the Interior, Oscar L. Chapman (mostly hidden); Chairman of the D.C. Headquarters Board of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs (NACWC), Georgia Anderson; Representative Carl Albert (Oklahoma); Representative J. T. Rutherford (Texas); Elizabeth Clark (in back, mostly hidden); Senator Philip A. Hart (Michigan); Speaker of the House of Representatives, John W. McCormack (Massachusetts); National President of the NACWC, Dr. Rosa Gragg; Representative Charles C. Diggs, Jr. (Michigan); Chairman of the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association (FDMHA) Board of Trustees, Mary E. C. Gregory; great-grandson of Frederick Douglass, Dr. Joseph Douglass (in back); National Secretary of the NACWC, Minnie Nelson; Charles Fisher; Vice Chairman of the FDMHA Board of Trustees, Mabel E. Diggs. An unidentified stenographer sits at right. Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.
1 negative (color; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches)
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