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President Ford Swims in the New White House Pool

This black and white photograph by David Hume Kennerly shows President Gerald R. Ford swimming in the new White House swimming pool for reporters on July 5, 1975. The swimming pool is located on the South Grounds of the White House and is different from the one built in 1933 during the Franklin Roosevelt administration, which was indoors and covered over in 1970 to become the Press Room. President Ford's first swim in the pool came just a few days earlier, on July 1.
David Hume Kennerly
Date of Work
July 5, 1975
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum/NARA