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White House Social Files Pertaining to Luncheon for 1964 Olympic Athletes

This set of documents is part of a collection of White House social files maintained by White House Social Secretary Bess Abell. The documents in this file pertain to a luncheon hosted by President Lyndon B. Johnson for Olympic medal winners. President Johnson hosted the luncheon and reception to congratulate approximately 100 U.S. Olympic medalists for their achievements at the 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. At the 1964 Tokyo Games, the American team took home 90 medals, including 36 gold medals. This folder includes the copies of the guest list for the luncheon, a memo regarding the luncheon approved by President Johnson, as well as correspondence from Eric F. Goldman, special advisor to the president, directed to United States Olympic Committee President Kenneth L. Wilson regarding the congratulations of Olympic athletes.
Office of the White House Social Secretary, Eric F. Goldman
Date of Work
October 18 - December 1, 1964
Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum/NARA