Photograph, President John F. Kennedy accepting the West Virginia state flag at the White House, May 20, 1963, from Governor William W. Barron. Standing behind President Kennedy on the middle row are Congressman Arch Moore, Senator Jennings Randolph, and Senator Robert C. Byrd. On the back row are Congressmen John Slack, Ken Hechler and Harley Staggers. John Slack Collection

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