Page 1: L. Mendel Rivers' Arrival


Photograph of Congressman L. Mendel Rivers shaking hands with Major Burr at the airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Military District of Washington airplane is visible in the background. Handwritten album label at the bottom, "Hon. Rivers, Maj Burr, Col Currier, Richard Olanoff at airport, June 6, 1964."

Congressman Rivers was in town to attend a ceremony appointing him honorary Colonel by the Old Guard, City of Philadelphia.

Gift of Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman.