Photograph of President Jimmy Carter touring the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, prior to the dedication ceremony on October 20, 1979. This photograph is signed by President Carter, Kennedy confidant and Museum Curator, Dave Powers, and Library Director, Dan H. Fenn, Jr.
Color photograph with white border, measures 8″ x 10″. Stamped on verso by White House photographer Karl H. Schumacher.
At the dedication of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, President Carter said that Kennedy “embodied the ideals of a generation as few public figures have ever done in the history of the Earth.” The ceremony was attended by Caroline Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Senator Ted Kennedy.