Dr. Leroy E. Burney, Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, shovels a spadeful of earth at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Library of Medicine. Looking on (from left) are Dr. Champ Lyons, Chairman of the Library's Board of Regents; Congressman Melvin R. Laird of Wisconsin; Senator Lister Hill of Alabama; and Dr. Arthur S. Flemming, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.
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