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Photograph of First Lady Betty Ford Congratulating President Gerald Ford for Signing an Executive Order Establishing a National Commission for the Observance of International Women's Year 1975

Signing of Executive Order establishing the President's Commission on Mental Health--East Room

Jimmy Carter-Signing of Executive Order to Improve Government Relations

Signing Executive Order for the Intelligence Community

Signing Executive Order for the Executive Community

Walter Mondale; Jimmy Carter-Signing of Executive Order to Improve Govt Regulations

Signing Executive Order for the Intelligence Community

Photograph of President William J. Clinton Signing an Executive Order in the Cabinet Room of the White House

Photograph of President William J. Clinton Signing Executive Order 12876 on November 1, 1993, regarding Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Photograph of President William Jefferson Clinton Signing an Executive Order for the Establishment of the National Science and Technology Council in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C.

Photograph of President William Jefferson Clinton Signing Executive Order 13078, Increasing Employment of Adults with Disabilities, in the Oval Office

President George W. Bush signing of Executive Order 13198: The Establishment of White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

President George W. Bush Signs an Executive Order to Protect the Striped Bass and Red Drum Fish Populations

President George W. Bush Signing of Executive Order 13279, Equal Protection of the Laws for Faith-Based and Community Organizations

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA, 4-26-06 -- Gil Jamieson, Deputy Director for the Gulf Coast Recovery, address the media on New Orleans City Mayor Nagin's decision to resend the executive order suspending development of temporary group housing sites in Orleans Parish. These approvals by the Mayor will enable FEMA to continue to secure much needed temporary housing sites. Marvin Nauman/FEMA photo

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_023.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_005.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_004.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_021.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_012.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_020.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_038.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_011.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_037.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_016.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_032.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_035.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_007.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_029.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_028.jpg]

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Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_026.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_036.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_013.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_022.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_006.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_031.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_010.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_033.jpg]

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Office of the Administrator - 20th Anniversary Celebration of Executive Order 12898 - Administrator Gina McCarthy presenting an Environmental Justice Pioneer Award to Congressman John R. Lewis [412-APD-1191-2014-02-26_20thEJ_019.jpg]

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[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.

[Screen shots from Web broadcast of] President Barack Obama [signing Executive Order 13589 designed to cut waste and promote efficient spending across the federal government. Among the agency representatives on hand for the signing:] HUD Acting Deputy Secretary Estelle Richman.