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Mrs. Kennedy at the Unveiling of National Cultural Center Model

In this photograph taken by Harold Sellers, architect Edward Durell Stone speaks at the unveiling of a model of the proposed National Cultural Center in a ceremony at the Elms mansion in Newport, Rhode Island on September 11, 1962. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy with her mother, Janet Lee Auchincloss, sits in the first row behind the model. Eventually, this building became the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. There were also actors and entertainers in attendance including Geraldine Page, Danny Kaye, Joanne Woodward, and Paul Newman, among others.
Harold Sellers
Date of Work
September 11, 1962
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum/NARA