President Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania

Title

President Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania

Subject

Heads of state - Romania
Visitors, Foreign - Romania
Ceausescu, Nicolae

Description

President Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania playing volleyball during a visit to Colonial Williamsburg in 1970. President Ceausescu mentioned his love of volleyball during his tour of the Historic Area, so a net was set up in the backyard of the Lightfoot House, where he was staying. A short game between the Romanian officials and a combination of Colonial Williamsburg and State department officials ensued, with the Romanians winning.

Date

1970-10

Date Created

1970-10

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

1970-1284

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Original Format

35m slide

Physical Dimensions

2x2 inches

Files

1970-1284.jpg

Citation

“President Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed August 19, 2018, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/662.