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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 by Bernard Gotfryd on January 20, 1977. Next to them stands First Lady Rosalynn Carter. Among those in the crowd were outgoing President Gerald R. Ford, former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, newly sworn-in Vice President Walter F. Mondale, and the Carters youngest child, daughter Amy.
Bernard Godfryd
Date of Work
January 20, 1977
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum/NARA