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Mrs. Ford Dances with the Duke of Edinburgh

In this photograph by Ricardo Thomas, First Lady Betty Ford dances with Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh in the East Room on July 7, 1976. Prince Philip visited the White House for an official State Visit in honor of his wife, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. The State Visit included a State Dinner in the Rose Garden that evening, followed by music performances and dancing in the East Room. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visited the United States from July 6 to 11 in celebration of the American Bicentennial. During their six day trip, they visited eight American cities, starting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Ricardo Thomas
Date of Work
July 7, 1976
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum/NARA