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Color photograph depicting a plaque with the names of thirteen notable guests of the Presidential Suite. Created in 1978 on the occasion of a rehabilitation of the space, this plaque is nine inches by fifteen inches and made out of satin brass.

Black and white photograph depicting Conrad Hilton with His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie and Mayor Robert F. Wagner at the Mayor's reception held at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in October, 1963.

Black and white photograph depicting the flag of Monaco honoring her Serene Highness Princess Grace and Prince Rainier III on September 14, 1956. The flag of Monaco was first flown outside of the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel on the day of the Imperial Ball,…

Black and white photograph depicting Juan Carlos I, King of Spain, and his wife, HRH Queen Sophia of Greece and Denmark, attending a dinner in their honor in the Waldorf-Astoria's Grand Ballroom, 1970s.

Black and white photograph depicting Empress Michiko of Japan, then Princess Michiko, arriving at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 1980s.

Black and white photograph depicting Queen Frederika of Greece, her daughter. Princess Irene, and her poodle Topsy greeted by General Manager Frank Wangeman upon arrival at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, January 21, 1964. This marked the beginning of a…

Black and white photograph depicting Queen Paola of Belgium, then Princess Paola, arriving at the Park Avenue entrance of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, February 27, 1963.

Black and white photograph depicting Princess Margaret attending an event at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, date unknown
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