1961 visit to the White House by members of the Battleship USS North Carolina Commission. Shown are Skipper Bowles, President John F. Kennedy, and NC Governor Terry Sanford (front row); B. Everett Jordan, Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges, and Senator Sam Ervin (back row).
Morton attended this event as chairman of the commission; before the presentation, however, the group pictured discussed an upcoming trade fair in North Carolina, to which Sanford invited Kennedy.
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wilson Library, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives
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