White House Photographs
Presentation of the new White House guide book to President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy by members of the National Geographic Society (NGS) and the White House Historical Association (WHHA); "The White House: An Historic Guide," a joint publication of the NGS and the WHHA, was printed by Judd & Detweiler, Inc. President and Editor of the NGS, Dr. Melville Bell Grosvenor (at microphones), delivers remarks upon presenting copies of the book. Looking on (L-R): President Kennedy; Mrs. Kennedy; White House Curator, Lorraine Waxman Pearce; Ann Mehl of the WHHA (in back, mostly hidden); Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and member of the Board of Directors of the WHHA, Dr. Leonard Carmichael; Executive Vice President and Secretary of the NGS, Dr. Melvin M. Payne; Assistant Director for the National Capital Region of the National Parks Service and Administrative Officer of the WHHA, Nash Castro; Director for the National Capital Region of the National Parks Service and Executive Secretary of the WHHA, T. Sutton Jett; Assistant Illustrations Editor for the NGS, Robert L. Breeden; Executive Assistant to Dr. Grosvenor, Herman J. A. C. Arens. Fish Room, White House, Washington, D.C.