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President John F. Kennedy awards the Distinquished Service Medal to U.S. Air Force General Emmett O'Donnell, Jr. at the White House on September 6, 1963, 1963 September 3

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Identifier: M085.09.0187.0022.00003

Overview

President John F. Kennedy speaks on the steps of the Rose Garden at the White House after presenting United States Air Force General (Retired) Emmett (Rosie) O'Donnell, Jr. with the Defense Distinguished Service Medal. General O'Donnell, on the President's left, received the award for his exceptional service in the Pacific during World War II. A color guard representing the different branches of the Armed Forces hold flags. Members of Congress and an official from the United States Air Force also attended the ceremony. Eugene M. Zuckert, Secretary of the Air Force, stands on Kennedy's right. In the second row, left to right are General Curtis E. LeMay, Air Force Chief of Staff, Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii), and Senator Kenneth B. Keating (R-N.Y.). In the third row, left to right are an unidentified Air Force official, Senator Barry M. Goldwater (R-Ariz.), Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.), Senator W. Stuart Symington (D-Mo.), and Senator Clair Engle (D-Calif.)

Dates

  • 1963 September 3

Digital Repository

President John F. Kennedy awards the Distinquished Service Medal to U.S. Air Force General Emmett O'Donnell, Jr. at the White House on September 6, 1963

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are primarily in English. Some travel memorabilia may be in other languages.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: Series 9 of 11 consists of Official Photos of Senator Dominick as well as family photos, phots with constituents and colleagues, official trips to Vietnam and elsewhere.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white

Related Materials

Digital reproduction. Denver, Colo. : University of Denver, Penrose Library, 2006. 1 photograph in 2 formats : digital, TIFF and JPG files, grayscale Mode of access: World Wide Web. Scanned 2005-11-11 with Dell computer, Pentium 4, 3.40 GHz, 3.39 GHz CPU; Epson Expression 1640XL flatbed scanner; Silverfast Ai 5 scanning software, Adobe Photoshop 7.0 editing software; 600 dpi, 8-bit grayscale. Master image saved as .tif file; access image saved at 150 dpi as .jpg file. Image file names: domi085tif0019.tif, domi085jpg0019.jpg.

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Repository Details

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