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Rosalynn Carter and Jimmy Carter host welcoming ceremony for the state visit of the Shah of Iran and the Shahbanou of Iran., 11/15/1977 - ARC Identifier: 176849.

Rosalynn Carter and Jimmy Carter host welcoming ceremony for the state visit of the Shah of Iran and Shahbanou of Iran., 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and Shah of Iran inspect the troop during welcoming ceremony for the Shah., 11/15/1977

Jimmy Carter and Shah of Iran inspect the troop during welcoming ceremony for the Shah., 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

The Shah of Iran, Jimmy Carter, the Shahbanou of Iran and Rosalynn Carter participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner., 11/15/1977 - ARC Identifier: 176872.

The Shah of Iran, Jimmy Carter, the Shahbanou of Iran and Rosalynn Carter participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner., 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Meeting between Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran , 11/15/1977 - ARC Identifier: 176859.

Meeting between Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran, 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran , 11/15/1977 - ARC Identifier: 176858.

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran , 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

The Shah of Iran and the Shahbanou of Iran present Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter with a tapestry of George Washington., 11/15/1977 - ARC Identifier: 176853.

The Shah of Iran and the Shahbanou of Iran present Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter with a tapestry of George Washington., 11/15/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library


Visit of the Shah of Iran White House Statement Issued Following the First Meeting Between the President and the Shah. - November 15th, 1977
Toasts of the President and the Shah - November 15th, 1977
Visit of the Shah of Iran White House Statement Issued Following the Second Meeting Between the President and the Shah. - November 16, 1977


November 15-16, 1977 - State visit. In U.S. November 14; visited Williamsburg (Virginia).


The Shahbanou of Iran holds Jimmy Carter IV while Rosalynn Carter, Caron Carter and Chip Carter watch., 01/18/1978  - ARC Identifier: 177649.

The Shahbanou of Iran holds Jimmy Carter IV while Rosalynn Carter, Caron Carter and Chip Carter watch., 01/18/1978

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Empress of Iran with Rosalynn Carter, 07/11/1977 - ARC Identifier: 175417.

Empress of Iran with Rosalynn Carter, 07/11/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Rosalynn Carter and Jimmy Carter with the Empress of Iran, 07/11/1977

Rosalynn Carter and Jimmy Carter with the Empress of Iran, 07/11/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

President Carter waves from Air Force One on his arrival in Tehran, Iran. 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177328

President Carter waves from Air Force One on his arrival in Tehran, Iran., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Arrival ceremony for Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter in Tehran, Iran., 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177355

Arrival ceremony for Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter in Tehran, Iran., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran , 12/31/1977

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran , 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter speaks at a State Dinner hosted by the Shah of Iran., 12/31/1977 -ARC Identifier: 177334

Jimmy Carter speaks at a State Dinner hosted by the Shah of Iran., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and the Shah toast at a State Dinner hosted by the Shah of Iran., 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177335

Jimmy Carter and the Shah toast at a State Dinner hosted by the Shah of Iran., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran, 12/31/1977  - ARC Identifier: 177344.

Jimmy Carter and the Shah of Iran, 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

The Shahbanou of Iran and Rosalynn Carter , 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177346.

The Shahbanou of Iran and Rosalynn Carter , 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmy Carter and US officials meet with the Shah of Iran and Iranian officials., 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177338.

Jimmy Carter and US officials meet with the Shah of Iran and Iranian officials., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Shah of Iran meeting with with Alfred Atherton, William Sullivan, Cyrus Vance, President Carter, and Zbigniew Brzezinski, 12/31/1977

Shah of Iran meeting with with Alfred Atherton, William Sullivan, Cyrus Vance, President Carter, and Zbigniew Brzezinski, 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

Jimmyn Carter with King Hussein of Jordan, the Shah of Iran and the Shahbanou of Iran., 12/31/1977 - ARC Identifier: 177332

Jimmy Carter with King Hussein of Jordan, the Shah of Iran and the Shahbanou of Iran., 12/31/1977

Courtesy of The Carter Library

 November 16, 1977, 11/16/1977

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, shakes hands with a US Air Force general officer prior to his departure from the United States. November 16, 1977

Courtesy of the US Air Force

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his daughter, Princess Farah, prepare to depart after a visit to the United States. - November 16, 1977, 11/16/1977

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, shakes hands with a US Air Force general officer prior to his departure from the United States. November 16, 1977

Courtesy of the US Air Force

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his daughter, Princess Farah, wave goodbye prior to boarding an aircraft after a visit to the United States. -  November 16, 1977, 11/16/1977

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, and his daughter, Princess Farah, wave goodbye prior to boarding an aircraft after a visit to the United States. November 16, 1977

Courtesy of the US Air Force


Tehran, Iran Remarks of the President and Mohammad Reza Palavi, Shahanshah of Iran at the Welcoming Ceremony. - December 31st, 1977
Tehran, Iran Toasts of the President and the Shah at a State Dinner. - December 31st, 1977


President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library


President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

President Ford and the Shah of Iran., 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

President Ford and the Shah of Iran
President Ford and the Shah of Iran
Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

Mohamad Reza Pahlavi - The Shah of Iran - 5/15/1975

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi - The Shah of Iran, 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

The Shah and Shahbanou of Iran and President Ford and First Lady Betty Ford - 5/15/1975

The Shah and Shahbanou of Iran and President Ford and First Lady Betty Ford - 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

Mrs. Ford with the Shahbanou of Iran - 5/15/1975

Mrs. Ford with the Shahbanou of Iran, - 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Ford Library

The Shah of Iran, President Ford, the Shahbanou of Iran and Betty Ford participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner. - 5/15/1975

The Shah of Iran, President Ford, the Shahbanou of Iran and Betty Ford participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner. - 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

The Shah Iran and First Lady Betty Ford - 5/15/1975

The Shah Iran and First Lady Betty Ford - 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Gerald R. Ford Library

First Lady Betty Ford and Shahbanou of Iran - 5/15/1975

First Lady Betty Ford and Shahbanou of Iran, - 5/15/1975

Courtesy of The Ford Library

May 15-18, 1975 - State visit. In U.S. May 15; visited Williamsburg (Virginia).



Remarks of Welcome to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shahanshah of Iran. - 5/15/1975
Toasts of the President and the Shah - 5/15/1975


Mrs. Ford with the Shahbanou (Queen) of Iran on the steps leading to the Truman Balcony prior to hosting a luncheon in the Second Floor Family Dining Room, 07/10/1975 -

Mrs. Ford with the Shahbanou (Queen) of Iran on the steps leading to the Truman Balcony prior to hosting a luncheon in the Second Floor Family Dining Room, 07/10/1975

Courtesy of The Ford Library

Arrival ceremony/Shah of Iran , 07/24/1973 - ARC Identifier: 194537.

Arrival ceremony/Shah of Iran , 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office , 07/24/1973 - ARC Identifier: 194536.

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office , 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon greets the Shah of Iran and Empress Farah at the White House, 07/24/1973

President Nixon greets the Shah of Iran and Empress Farah at the White House, 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon greets the Shah of Iran and Empress Farah at the White House, 07/24/1973

President Nixon greets the Shah of Iran and Empress Farah at the White House, 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 07/24/1973

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 07/24/1973

Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, the Shahbanou of Iran and Patricia Nixon participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner 07/24/1973

The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, the Shahbanou of Iran and Patricia Nixon participate in a formal pose during a State Dinner 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, the Shahbanou of Iran, Patricia Nixon and actor Peter Falk 07/24/1973

The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, the Shahbanou of Iran, Patricia Nixon and actor Peter Falk 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

The Shah of Iran, Secretary Henry Kissinger and Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi, 07/24/1973

The Shah of Iran, Secretary Henry Kissinger and Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi, 07/24/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon & Secretary Henry Kissinger and the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office , 07/26/1973

President Nixon & Secretary Henry Kissinger and the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office , 07/26/1973

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

July 24-26, 1973 - State visit. In U.S. July 23-27; visited Williamsburg (Virginia).



Remarks of Welcome to His Imperial Majesty, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shahanshah of Iran - July 24th, 1973
Toasts of the President and the Shah of Iran - July 24th, 1973
Toasts of the President and the Shah of Iran at a Dinner at the Iranian Embassy - July 25th, 1973


President Nixon and the Shah of Iran  , 05/30/1972

The Shah and Shahbanou of Iran greet President Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and Iranian generals, 05/30/1972

President Nixon and Iranian generals, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran  , 05/30/1972

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

Students greet President Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Tehran Mehrabad AirportStudents greet President Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Tehran Mehrabad AirportStudents greet President Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Tehran Mehrabad Airport

Students greet President Nixon and First Lady Patricia Nixon at Tehran Mehrabad Airport, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

People greeting President Nixon's Motorcade near the Shahyad Monument, 05/30/1972

People greeting President Nixon's Motorcade near the Shahyad Monument, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran  , 05/30/1972

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran, 05/30/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

First Lady Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 05/31/1972

First Lady Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 05/31/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

Children greet First Lady Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 05/31/1972

Children greet First Lady Patricia Nixon and the Shahbanou of Iran, 05/31/1972

Courtesy of The Nixon Library


Remarks at the Shahyad Monument in Tehran, Iran. - May 30, 1972
Toasts of the President and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, at a State Dinner in Tehran. - May 30, 1972
Toasts of the President and the Shah of Iran at a Luncheon in Tehran Honoring Their Imperial Majesties. - May 31, 1972


The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, and Mrs. Nixon in formal attire for a state dinner in the White House, 10/21/1969 - ARC Identifier: 194302.

The Shah of Iran, President Nixon, and Mrs. Nixon in formal attire for a state dinner in the White House, 10/21/1969

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran on the reviewing stand, on the south lawn of the White House, 10/21/1969 - ARC Identifier: 194300.

President Nixon and the Shah of Iran on the reviewing stand, on the south lawn of the White House, 10/21/1969

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

The Shah of Iran and President Nixon , 10/21/1969 - ARC Identifier: 194301.

The Shah of Iran and President Nixon , 10/21/1969

Courtesy of The Nixon Library

October 21-23, 1969 - Official visit. In U.S. October 17; visited Williamsburg (Virginia) and New York City.



President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to J. Waddy Bullion, 06/11/1968

President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to J. Waddy Bullion, 06/11/1968

Courtesy of The LBJ Library

President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to Mrs. Waddy Bullion, 06/11/1968

President Lyndon B. Johnson introduces Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to Mrs. Waddy Bullion, 06/11/1968

Courtesy of The LBJ Library

Toasts of the President and the Shah of Iran - June 11th, 1968


June 12, 1968 - Private visit. In U.S. June 10-16; visited New York City, St. Louis (Missouri), Cambridge (Massachusetts), and Chicago.


L-R: Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, President Lyndon B.Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, 08/22/1967

L-R: Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, President Lyndon B.Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, 08/22/1967

Courtesy of The LBJ Library

In conversation before State Dinner (foreground, L-R) Lady Bird Johnson (back to camera), Lynda Johnson, V.P. Hubert 
Humphrey, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, 08/22/1967

In conversation before State Dinner (foreground, L-R) Lady Bird Johnson (back to camera), Lynda Johnson, V.P. Hubert Humphrey, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, 08/22/1967

Courtesy of The LBJ Library

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and President Lyndon B. 
Johnson speak in the Oval Office, 08/23/1967

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and President Lyndon B. Johnson speak in the Oval Office, 08/23/1967

Courtesy of The LBJ Library


Remarks of Welcome at the White House to the Shah of Iran. (August 22, 1967)
Toasts of the President and His Imperial Majesty Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran. (August 22, 1967)
Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Shah of Iran. (August 23, 1967)

August 22-24, 1967 - Official visit. Arrived in New York City August 21.



President Lyndon Johnson welcoming the Shah at the White House



LBJ phone conversation with Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, 5/18/65



Meeting with the Shah of Iran. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, President Kennedy, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. White House, Cabinet Room, 04/13/1962 - ARC Identifier: 194206.

Meeting with the Shah of Iran. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, President Kennedy, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara. White House, Cabinet Room, 04/13/1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

President and Mrs. Kennedy greet the Shah and the Shahbanou of Iran.

President and Mrs. Kennedy greet the Shah and the Shahbanou of Iran.
04/11/1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attend a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attend a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran.
04/11/1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attend a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran, and his wife, the Empress

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy attend a dinner in honor of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shahanshah of Iran.
April 11, 1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

President and Mrs. Kennedy with the Shah Iran.

President and Mrs. Kennedy with the Shah Iran.
April 11, 1962

Courtesy of The Ollie Atkins Photograph Collection,
Special Collections & Archives, George Mason University

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrives at Washington National Airport - April 11, 1962

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrives at Washington National Airport - April 11, 1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library


President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Inspect Troops During Arrival Ceremonies - April 11, 1962

President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Inspect Troops During Arrival Ceremonies - April 11, 1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Delivers Remarks During Arrival Ceremony - April 11, 1962

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Delivers Remarks During Arrival Ceremony - April 11, 1962

Courtesy of The JFK Library

President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

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President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

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President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

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President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

President John F. Kennedy Greets Shah Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran - April 12, 1962

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President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina
President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina

April 14, 1962

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President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina
President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina

April 14, 1962

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President Kennedy with the Shah Iran.

President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina
April 14, 1962

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President Kennedy with the Shah Iran.

President John F. Kennedy and the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Arrive at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina
April 14, 1962

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President Kennedy with the Shah Iran.

President Kennedy with the Shah Iran at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina..
April 14, 1962

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President Kennedy with the Shah Iran.

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and President Kennedy with the Shah Iran at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina..
April 14, 1962

Courtesy of US Marine Corps



This photograph was presented to President John F. Kennedy by Shah Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (1941-1979) during his state visit to the White House on April 11, 1962.
Black and white portrait photograph of the Empress of Iran Farah Pahlavi wearing a diamond tiara, earrings, and necklace.
Courtesy of JFK Library

April 11-14, 1962 - State visit at Washington and Onslow Beach (North Carolina). In U.S. April 10-18, visiting Cape Canaveral (Florida), Fort Bragg (North Carolina), and New York City.




President and Mrs. Kennedy Greet Shah and Queen of Iran on Arrival at Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C., 11 April 1962


Remarks of Welcome to the Shah and the Empress of Iran at the Washington National Airport. April 11, 1962
Toasts of the President and the Shah of Iran. April 11, 1962


The Shah of Iran greets President Eisenhower at Tehran Mehrabad Airport, 12/14/1959

The Shah of Iran greets President Eisenhower at Tehran Mehrabad Airport, 12/14/1959

Courtesy of Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

The Shah of Iran greets President Eisenhower at Tehran Mehrabad Airport, 12/14/1959

The Shah of Iran greets President Eisenhower at Tehran Mehrabad Airport, 12/14/1959

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Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

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Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

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Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

Iranians greet President Eisenhower in Tehran, 12/14/1959

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Photograph of President Eisenhower and the Shah of Iran

Photograph of President Eisenhower and the Shah of Iran, 12/14/1959

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Remarks Upon Arrival at Mehrabad Airport, Tehran. - December 14th, 1959
Address to the Members of the Parliament of Iran. - December 14th, 1959
Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Shah of Iran. - December 14th, 1959
Toast by the President at a Luncheon Given in His Honor by Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. - December 14th, 1959
Remarks at the Mehrabad Airport, Tehran, Upon Leaving for Greece. - December 14th, 1959



Vice President Nixon greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

Vice President Nixon greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

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Vice President Nixon shaking hands with the Shah of Iran, 12/13/1954

Vice President Nixon greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

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Vice President Nixon greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

Vice President Nixon greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

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The Shah of Iran, 12/13/1954

The Shah of Iran, 12/13/1954

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President Eisenhower greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

President Eisenhower greeting the Shah of Iran and Empress Soraya, 12/13/1954

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Photograph of President Eisenhower and the Shah of Iran

Photograph of President Eisenhower and the Shah of Iran 12/13/1954

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December 13-15, 1954 - Unofficial visit. Afterwards visited San Francisco, Sun Valley (Idaho), and New York City. Departed U.S. February 11, 1955.



President Eisenhower greets Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi in Washington DC. Also pictured is Iranian Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi - 05/2/1960

President Eisenhower greets Prinecess Shahnaz Pahlavi in Washington DC. Also pictured is Iranian Ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi - 05/2/1960

Courtesy of Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Eleanor Roosevelt and Shah of Iran in Teheran, Iran , 03/20/1959 - ARC Identifier: 196186.

Eleanor Roosevelt and Shah of Iran in Teheran, Iran , 03/20/1959

Courtesy of The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Photograph of President Truman shaking hands with the Shah of Iran upon the Shah's arrival at Washington National Airport., 11/16/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200141.

Photograph of President Truman shaking hands with the Shah of Iran upon the Shah's arrival at Washington National Airport., 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of President Truman and the Shah of Iran shaking hands at Washington National Airport upon the Shah's arrival in the United States, with the President's airplane,

Photograph of President Truman and the Shah of Iran shaking hands at Washington National Airport upon the Shah's arrival in the United States, with the President's airplane, "The Independence" (which had brought the Shah to Washington) in the background., 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library
Photograph of a banner welcoming the Shah of Iran to Washington, during a parade in the Shah's honor, with a view of the Capitol in the background., 11/16/1949  - ARC Identifier: 200146.

Photograph of a banner welcoming the Shah of Iran to Washington, during a parade in the Shah's honor, with a view of the Capitol in the background., 11/16/1949

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Photograph of the Shah of Iran speaking at Washington National Airport, during ceremonies welcoming him to the United States, as President Truman looks on., 11/16/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200143.
Photograph of the Shah of Iran speaking at Washington National Airport, during ceremonies welcoming him to the United States, as President Truman looks on., 11/16/1949


Photograph of the Shah of Iran speaking at Washington National Airport, during ceremonies welcoming him to the United States, as President Truman looks on., 11/16/1949
The Shah of Iran and President Truman - 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of the Shah of Iran outside George Washington's home, during his tour of Mount Vernon., ca. 11/16/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200147.

Photograph of the Shah of Iran outside George Washington's home, during his tour of Mount Vernon., ca. 11/16/1949

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Photograph of the President and Mrs. Truman with the Shah of Iran, in formal attire, during the Shah's visit to the United States., ca. 11/18/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200150.

Photograph of the President and Mrs. Truman with the Shah of Iran, in formal attire, during the Shah's visit to the United States., ca. 11/18/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Formal portrait of a young Shah of Iran in full military dress.

Formal portrait of a young Shah of Iran in full military dress.

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of the Shah of Iran, followed by a military procession, after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery., ca. 11/16/1949 - ARC Identifier: 193606.

Photograph of the Shah of Iran, followed by a military procession, after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery., ca. 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of President Truman, the Shah of Iran, Secretary of State Dean Acheson, and other dignitaries standing at attention, during ceremonies welcoming the Shah to Washington., 11/16/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200144.

Photograph of President Truman, the Shah of Iran, Secretary of State Dean Acheson, and other dignitaries standing at attention, during ceremonies welcoming the Shah to Washington., 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of President Truman, Secretary of State Dean Acheson, the Shah of Iran, and other dignitaries at ceremonies welcoming the Shah to Washington, during his visit to the United States., 11/16/1949 -  ARC Identifier: 200145.

Photograph of President Truman, Secretary of State Dean Acheson, the Shah of Iran, and other dignitaries at ceremonies welcoming the Shah to Washington, during his visit to the United States., 11/16/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

The Shah of Iran (left) walking at the front procession of unidentified military personnel at an unknown monument in Washington, D.C.

The Shah of Iran (left) walking at the front procession of unidentified military personnel at an unknown monument in Washington, D.C. - November 16, 1949.

Courtesy of The Truman Library

The Shah of Iran (partly obscured by lines of soliders) placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  - November 18, 1949.

The Shah of Iran (partly obscured by lines of soliders) placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. - November 18, 1949.

Courtesy of The Truman Library

The Shah of Iran (front left), followed by a military procession, after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.- November 18, 1949.

The Shah of Iran (front left), followed by a military procession, after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.- November 18, 1949.

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The

The Shah of Iran (front center) and other unidentified military personnel standing at attention outside George Washington's home, Mount Vernon - November 18, 1949
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The Shah of Iran (left) looks on while an unidentified man signs the guestbook at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon.  - November 18, 1949.

The Shah of Iran (left) looks on while an unidentified man signs the guestbook at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon. - November 18, 1949.

Courtesy of The Truman Library

The Shah of Iran signs the guestbook at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, while an unidentified man looks on - November 18, 1949.

The Shah of Iran signs the guestbook at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon, while an unidentified man looks on - November 18, 1949.

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of President Truman with the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office., ca. 11/18/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200151.

Photograph of President Truman with the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office., ca. 11/18/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Photograph of President Truman with the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office., ca. 11/18/1949 - ARC Identifier: 200151.

Photograph of President Truman with the Shah of Iran in the Oval Office., ca. 11/18/1949

Courtesy of The Truman Library

Persian rug, a gift from the Shah of Iran.
A sword given to President Harry S. Truman from the Shah of Iran

November 16-20, 1949 - Good will visit. Afterwards visited New York City, Princeton (New Jersey), West Point (New York), Detroit (Michigan), Fort Knox (Kentucky), the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Las Vegas (Nevada), Phoenix (Arizona), San Diego, Los Angeles, and Sun Valley (Idaho). Departed U.S. December 13.



Remarks of Welcome to the Shah of Iran at the Washington National Airport. - November 16th, 1949
Toasts of the President and the Shah - November 16th, 1949
Toast of the President at a Dinner Given in His Honor by the Shah of Iran - November 18th, 1949
Joint Statement Following Discussions With the Shah of Iran - December 30th, 1949


Photograph of President Roosevelt with the Shah of Iran during the Tehran Conference - November 30, 1943

Photograph of President Roosevelt with the Shah of Iran during the Tehran Conference - November 30, 1943

Courtesy of The FDR Library


Presidential Visits Abroad: Iran
Secretaries Travel Abroad: Iran




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