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Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a promotion ceremony for White House Fellow Archie Bates. Bates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Standing with them, from left, is Jason Washington, a White House Fellow; son Archie Bates IV; Brigadier General Barrye Price; wife Jaquetta Bates; and son Isaiah Bates.
Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

Image description: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a promotion ceremony for White House Fellow Archie Bates. Bates was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Standing with them, from left, is Jason Washington, a White House Fellow; son Archie Bates IV; Brigadier General Barrye Price; wife Jaquetta Bates; and son Isaiah Bates.

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

Image description: This painting, the Apotheosis of Washington, is in the center of the U.S. Capitol dome. It was painted in the true fresco technique by Constantino Brumidi in 1865.
Image courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: This painting, the Apotheosis of Washington, is in the center of the U.S. Capitol dome. It was painted in the true fresco technique by Constantino Brumidi in 1865.

Image courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: This photograph of the U.S. Capitol is among the earliest known. It was taken in 1846 by John Plumbe and shows the building’s first dome, which was made of brick, wood, and copper.
Image courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

Image description: This photograph of the U.S. Capitol is among the earliest known. It was taken in 1846 by John Plumbe and shows the building’s first dome, which was made of brick, wood, and copper.

Image courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol