Page 3: L. Mendel Rivers & the Liberty Bell


Color photograph of Congressman L. Mendel Rivers standing next to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Handwritten album label at the bottom, "Hon. Lt. Col. L. Mendel Rivers Liberty Bell Independence Hall 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.