Page 5: L. Mendel Rivers at Independence Hall


Color photograph of (from left) Col. Currier, Richard Olanoff, Congressman L. Mendel Rivers, Major Burr, and Lt. Guy Lombardo standing in front of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Handwritten album label at the bottom, "Co. Currier, Richard Olanoff representing Mayor Gate, Col. Rivers, Maj. Burr, Lt. Guy Lomardo 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.