White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy visits with members of the 1962 Mardi Gras Royal Court in the Rose Garden. King of Mardi Gras, Voris King (partially hidden), stands to right of President Kennedy; Queen of Mardi Gras, Rebekah Jo Hannie, stands at far right of image. Chairman of the Mardi Gras Ball, Representative T. Ashton Thompson (Louisiana), stands second from left; all others are unidentified. White House, Washington, D.C.