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Queen Elizabeth Greets Alice Roosevelt Longworth

In this photograph by Ricardo Thomas, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain welcomes Alice Roosevelt Longworth in a receiving line on the on July 7, 1976. Behind Longworth is President Gerald R. Ford. The receiving line, which took place on the South Drive of the White House, was held prior to a State Dinner in honor of Queen Elizabeth. The State Dinner was held under a tent in the Rose Garden on the South Grounds of the White House and followed a State Arrival Ceremony held earlier in the day. Queen Elizabeth, along with her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, visited the United States from July 6 to 11 in celebration of the American Bicentennial.
Ricardo Thomas
Date of Work
July 7, 1976
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum/NARA