President Lyndon B. Johnson holds a Gemini-4 souvenir photo album. L to R: James E. Webb; James A. McDivitt; Dr. Robert C. Seamans Jr.; and Edward H. White II. McDivitt holds a framed picture of White's ''spacewalk'' that was also given to the president.
The original seven Mercury astronauts, each wearing new cowboy hats and a badge in the shape of a star, are pictured on stage at the Sam Houston Coliseum. A large crowd was on hand to welcome them to Houston. Photo credit: NASA.