White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy delivers remarks at the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Rayburn House Office Building, dedicated to the late Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn. Those seated on platform include: Representative Carroll D. Kearns (Pennsylvania); Representative Leslie C. Arends (Illinois); Representative Clarence Cannon (Missouri); Representative Carl Albert (Oklahoma); Representative Paul F. Schenck (Ohio); Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Earl Warren; Representative Thomas E. Morgan (Pennsylvania); Senator Francis Case (South Dakota); Speaker of the House and Chairman of the House Office Building Commission, John W. McCormack (Massachusetts); Representative James W. Trimble (Arkansas); Representative Howard W. Smith (Virginia); Representative Roman C. Pucinski (Illinois); Representative Robert G. Stephens, Jr. (Georgia); Representative Wilbur D. Mills (Arkansas); Representative Neal Smith (Iowa); Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Matthew H. McCloskey; member of the House Office Building Commission, Representative Carl Vinson (Georgia); Representative Robert E. Cook (Ohio); Representative Joseph W. Martin, Jr. (Massachusetts); Representative John V. Lindsay (New York); Architect of the Capitol, J. George Stewart; Representative W. R. Poage (Texas); Representative Adam Clayton Powell (New York); Representative Hale Boggs (Louisiana); Representative Leonor K. Sullivan (Missouri); Special Assistant to the President, Larry O'Brien; Chaplain of the House of Representatives, Reverend Bernard Braskamp; Rabbi of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, Dr. Norman Gerstenfeld; Representative Arnold Olsen (Montana); Assistant Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Washington, Very Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Herrmann; Representative Joseph P. Addabbo (New York); Representative James A. Haley (Florida). Also pictured: White House Secret Service agents, Milt Wilhite and Ken Giannoules. Washington, D.C.