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President Carter Takes the Oath of Office

This photograph of Chief Justice Warren E. Burger of the Supreme Court administering the Oath of Office to Jimmy Carter on the east portico of United States Capitol was taken on January 20, 1977. Surround the two are First Lady Rosalynn Carter, outgoing President Gerald F. Ford, and newly sworn-in Vice President Walter F. Mondale.
Library of Congress
Date of Work
January 20, 1977
Architect of the Capitol photo courtesy of the Library of Congress