|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Title||Apollo 8 Astronauts Visit United Nations Headquarters|
Black and white informal group portrait photograph of Apollo 8 astronauts Lieutenant Colonel William Anders, Captain James Lovell, and Colonel Frank Borman with United Nations Secretary-General U Thant, and Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs Dr. Ralph Bunche taken on January 10, 1969 at the United Nations Headquarters. A typewritten caption on the verso reads:
Apollo 8 Astronauts Visit United Nations Headquarters
UN 107,743 United Nations, New York, 10 January 1969
At the invitation of the Secretary-General U Thant, the three Apollo 8 astronauts, the first circumnavigators of the moon, Colonel Frank Borman, Captain James Lovell and Lieutenant Colonel William Anders, and their families, visited United Nations Headquarters today and attended a reception given in their honor.
Here, the three astronauts are seen with Secretary-General U Thant during the reception in his suite on the 38th floor. Left to right: Lieutenant Colonel William Anders, Captain James Lovell, Secretary-General U Thant, Colonel Frank Borman, and Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs.
Bunche, Ralph J.
|Copyright||While photographs are freely reproducible except for advertising purposes, they are distributed with the understanding that they are to be used in UN context only.|
|Print size||10" x 8"|
|Collection||African American History|