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Torches Illuminate NASCAR Reception

In this photograph, taken September 13, 1978 by National Geographic photographer Steve Raymer, guests dine by torchlight during an evening reception on the South Lawn. The United States Marine Band can be seen performing on the South Portico in the background. This photograph was taken during an event held for the National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) community, which included a dinner and entertainment by country singer Willie Nelson.
Steve Raymer
Date of Work
September 13, 1978
White House Historical Association