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The National Geographic Society was asked to produce the first guidebook to the White House. Joining Melville Bell Grosvenor (by microphones) and President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy were Lorraine Pearce, White House Curator, Dr. Leonard Carmichael, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and later Chairman of the Society's Committee for Research and Exploration, and Dr. Melvin M. Payne, Executive Vice P resident and Secretary of the Society.
THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D.C.
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