|2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Cer||60||DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Ceremony|
I was wayyyy back during the actual ceremony so don't expect those pictures to be great but the candlelight part went well as did the pictures afterward. You'll see some decent pictures of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Craig Floyd, Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial...
|2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Pre||91||DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Pre-ceremony events|
|2007_DC_Candlelight_070513_Rel||90||DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2007) -- Related images|
|2007_DC_Pride_Festival_070610||45||DC -- Capital Pride Festival (2007)|
Stage performers here are Crystal Waters and Rachel Panay. The off-stage performers were also interesting!
|2007_DC_Pride_March_070609||92||DC -- Capital Pride March (2007)|
Large contingent of churches joins Pride celebration
Mayor Fenty leads group of elected officials in parade
By LOU CHIBBARO JR
Friday, June 15, 2007
Surging crowds lining the parade route added to the enthusiasm of this year’s 32nd annual Pride festivities as thousands turned out for last...
|2007_DC_Gallup_070116||67||DC -- Gallup -- Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum|
Re-Thinking Global Leadership: The Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum: At the Gallup/University of Nebraska Global Leadership Forum in January, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, social theorist Richard Florida, Gallup CEO Jim Clifton, and University of Nebraska faculty will speak...
|2007_DC_Baker_070227||43||DC -- Library of Congress -- Kissinger Lecture on Foreign Policy and International Relations -- James A. Baker III|
Former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III, who recently served as co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, will deliver the fifth Kissinger Lecture on Foreign Policy and International Relations at the Library of Congress on Feb. 27.
Baker is senior partner in the law firm of Baker Botts and honorary...
|2007_DC_Lincoln_Cott1st_071106||85||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- First Lady Dedication Event (2007)|
|2007_DC_Tribute_070929||118||DC -- Mall -- Tribute to World War II Veterans|
We invite you to pay tribute to veterans of World War II with a free public event near the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. The event will feature a ceremony honoring the service of WWII veterans, and remarks by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and dignitaries. The evening will also include a special...
|2007_DC_Palestinian_070610||10||DC -- Pennsylvania Avenue -- Palestinian rights march|
|2007_DC_Rock_Creek_Bird_070506||14||DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Birding Exercise|
This event, part of International Migratory Bird Day, was something I was invited to as a member of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ). The regular members were in the midst of a two-day exercise to tally all of the unique bird species they could see in the area. Our groups saw quite a number but,...
|2007_DC_Dalai_071017||50||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Dalai Lama (w/Nancy Pelosi and Richard Gere)|
The International Campaign for Tibet is honored to announce a public address by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on October 17, 2007 following his receipt of the Congressional Gold Medal in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Congress has passed a resolution permitting the International Campaign for Tibet to sponsor...
|2007_DC_Ford_070101||13||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Tribute to Gerald Ford|
I didn't go to the funeral parade for the ex-President. I just did the two-hour wait at the Capitol to see him lying in state in the rotunda. They didn't allow photos there so these are just of the people waiting to get in.
|2007_DC_NHSand_070323||18||Env Film Festival @ Natl Museum of Natural History -- "Ribbon of Sand" and "Wellspring" (w/John Grabowska)|
NPS director John Grabowska introduced two films and did Q&A on both as well as his career:
Ribbon of Sand (USA, 2007, 26 min.) World Premiere:
The famed Outer Banks of North Carolina are a slim and moving line of sand in the open Atlantic. Many travelers think they know these barrier islands, but...
|2007_DC_BEMB_070906||36||Goethe-Institut -- Bringing Eastern Market Back panel discussion|
Bringing Eastern Market Back: Sounds, Pictures, and Historic Preservation We can’t bring back 135 years of wonderful smells that had collected in pre-fire Eastern Market, but we can bring back some of the sounds—and with them, some of the life of Eastern Market. Perhaps we can use the sounds of the old...
|2007_DC_GPO_Open_071211||17||Government Printing Office -- Public Printer's Open House (2007)|
This was a Holiday Open House sponsored by Robert C. Tapella, the Public Printer of the United States in his Public Printer's Suite at the GPO building.
|2007_DC_Tapella_071106||56||Government Printing Office -- Swearing In Ceremony for Robert C. Tapella|
Swearing in Ceremony of Robert C. Tapella as the Twenty-Fifth Public Printer of the Unites States. Various people in the office included Bruce James (the 24th Public Printer of the United States), Marc Pachter (National Portrait Gallery director), Allen Weinstein (Archivist of the United States), and...
|2007_VA_GWMP75_Cars_071110||127||GW Memorial Parkway -- 75th anniversary antique cars|
(d) Led by an officer from the U.S. Park Police, members of the Mount Vernon Region Model A Restorers Club and the George Washington Chapter, Inc. of the Model A Ford Club of America will drive around the Mount Vernon Circle and along the historic route of the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. This...
|2007_VA_GWMP75_Ceremony_071110||74||GW Memorial Parkway -- 75th anniversary ribbon-cutting|
|2007_VA_GWMP75_Slideshow_071110||13||GW Memorial Parkway -- 75th Anniversary Slide Show|
(b) Dr. Tim Davis, lead historian of the National Park Service’s Park Historic Structures & Landscapes Program, will present a slide program about the “History and Significance of the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway / George Washington Memorial Parkway” in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium at...
|2007_VA_GWMP75_Ft_Hunt_071110||57||GW Memorial Parkway -- 75th anniversary table at Ft Hunt|
(a) Visitors may meet a park ranger at Fort Hunt Park at Area A picnic shelter for an introduction to event activities and to learn about trail safety and etiquette before riding a bicycle, walking, rollerblading, or jogging along the Mount Vernon Trail to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and...
|2007_VA_NASSMN_070428||34||Natl Air and Space Society -- Member Night at Udvar-Hazy|
|2007_VA_1142_Ceremony_071005||154||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 1: Ceremony|
Flagpole Dedication Ceremony:
- Welcome; Vincent Santucci / GWMP Superintendent David Dela / Joe Lawler, NPS, National Capital Region, Regional Director
- NPS Honor Guard
- Flag Raising
- Congressman Jim Moran
- U.S. Navy Address -- Rear Admiral Ann DeBaets Gilbride
- Freedom Team Salute --...
|2007_VA_1142_CeremonyR_071005||64||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 1: Ceremony-Related|
Pictures here include getting set up for the ceremonies and then the interviews and milling around afterward.
|2007_VA_1142_Other_071005||117||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 1: Other|
|2007_VA_1142_Panel_071005||79||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 1: Panel discussion|
Veterans' Discussion; Moderated by Sam Swersky
|2007_VA_1142_PanelR_071005||61||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 1: Panel discussion-related|
Items here include the pre-panel luncheon. audience shots, and the dissolving of the panel.
|2007_VA_1142_Audience_071006||26||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Audience in Auditorium|
|2007_VA_1142_Lunch_071006||86||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Break, Lunch and Presentations|
The presentations included:
- Gerald York, Sergeant York Patriotic Foundation
- Mark R. Jacobson, Ph.D., Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate
|2007_VA_1142_Other_071006||97||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Other|
|2007_VA_1142_Panel_071006||49||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Panel discussion and Closing Remarks|
Voices of Fort Hunt: Fort Hunt Veterans' Panel Discussion; Moderated by Brandon Bies, GWMP
|2007_VA_1142_Slideshow_071006||81||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Seminar Slide Shows|
I didn't take pictures of all of the slides but I found myself taking more and more of them so I decided to post them as a separate page. With luck, the NPS will post the actual PowerPoints and I can ditch these.
|2007_VA_1142_Seminar_071006||43||P.O. Box 1142 Reunion -- Day 2: Seminars|
Several items here:
- Welcome and Introduction; Jon James, Deputy Superintendent, GWMP
- Fort Hunt Prior to P.O. Box 1142: A Brief History Through WWII; Matthew Virta, Cultural Resources Program Manager, GWMP
- The Fort Hunt Oral History Project: What We Are Learning About P.O. Box 1142; Brandon...
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|2007_VA_Hoskin_070907||185||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- 2Lt Harold Hoskin service and funeral|
This service was for 2Lt Harold Hoskin whose remains were located in Alaska with the help of Doug Beckstead, a friend of mine.
World War II B-24 pilot's remains laid to rest at Arlington
by Senior Master Sgt. Matt...